The Hermes myth (cf. Homeric myths) is traditionally considered as inauthentic and without any deep interest. But a precise investigation shows how deep and decisive are the links that tie Apollo and Hermes , the first symbolizing the Philosopher or the Wise man, the second symbolizing trade or desire.
BIBARD, L. (1993). Philosophie et commerce : pour une réhabilitation du mythe d’Hermès. ESSEC Business School.