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Plato on Art and Beauty

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Part of the book series: Philosophers in Depth (PID)

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii
  2. Understanding Plato’s Quarrel

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Plato and the Mass Media

      • Alexander Nehamas
      Pages 34-53
    3. Art and Mimesis in Plato’s Republic

      • M. F. Burnyeat
      Pages 54-71
  3. Art and Beauty: Before and Beyond Republic X

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73
    2. The Philosopher’s Antidote

      • G. R. F. Ferrari
      Pages 106-124
    3. Plato on Tragic and Comic Pleasures

      • Pierre Destrée
      Pages 125-141
    4. Plato on Begetting in Beauty

      • C. D. C. Reeve
      Pages 142-172
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 221-238

About this book

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.

Keywords

  • aesthetics
  • ethics
  • love
  • philosophy
  • Philosophy of art
  • Plato
  • Symposium

Editors and Affiliations

  • St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, UK

    A. E. Denham

  • The School of Liberal Arts, Tulane University, USA

    A. E. Denham

About the editor

DORIT BARCHANA-LORAND specializes in the aesthetics and the philosophy of art and aesthetics MYLES BURNYEAT is an Honorary Fellow of Robinson College, Cambridge and was the fifth Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy at Cambridge, UK PIERRE DESTRÉE is Research Associate at the Fonds belge de la Recherche Scientifique and Associate Professor at the University of Louvain, Belgium G. R. F. ('JOHN') FERRARI is Professor of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley, USA STEPHEN HALLIWELL is Professor in the School of Classics at St. Andrew's University, UK JESSICA MOSS is Tutorial Fellow in Ancient Philosophy at Balliol College, Oxford, UK IRIS MURDOCH was a novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, and Fellow of St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK ALEXANDER NEHAMAS is the Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University, USA C. D. C. REEVE is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA DAVID SIDER is Professor of Classics at New York University, USA

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eBook USD 109.00
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