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Plato on Art and Beauty

 

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Plato on Art and Beauty


Alison Denham (Editor)

 

Hardback

ISBN: 9780230314405

 

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This unique collection of essays focuses on various aspects of Plato's Philosophy of Art, not only in The Republic, but in the Phaedrus, Symposium, Laws and related dialogues. The range of issues addressed includes the contest between philosophy and poetry, the moral status of music, the love of beauty, censorship, motivated emotions.


This unique collection of essays focuses on various aspects of Plato's Philosophy of Art, not only in The Republic , but in the Phaedrus, Symposium, Laws and related dialogues. The range of issues addressed includes the contest between philosophy and poetry, the moral status of music, the love of beauty, censorship, motivated emotions.


 

ISBN 230314406
ISBN13 9780230314405
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Format Hardback
Publication date 29/03/2012
Pages 238
Weight (grammes) 452
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 216
Width (mm) 138

Preface Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors Abbreviations Editor's Introduction PART I: WHY CENSOR THE ARTISTS? UNDERSTANDING PLATO'S QUARREL From The Fire and the Sun: Why Plato Banished the Artists
I.Murdoch Plato and the Mass Media
A.Nehamas Art and Mimesis in Plato's Republic
M.F.Burnyeat PART II: ART AND BEAUTY: BEFORE AND BEYOND REPUBLIC X Plato's Early Aesthetics: The Hippias Major
D.Sider A Divinity Moving You: Inspiration and Knowledge in the Ion
D.Barchana-Lorand The Philosopher's Antidote
G.R.F.Ferrari Plato on Tragic and Comic Pleasures
P.Destree Plato on Begetting in Beauty
C.D.C.Reeve Beyond the Mirror of Nature: Plato's Ethics of Visual Form
S.Halliwell Art and Ethical Perspective: Notes on the Kalon in Plato's Laws
J.Moss Index