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Plato"s poetics

the authority of beauty

by Morriss Henry Partee

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

  • Plato,
  • Poetry,
  • Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMorriss Henry Partee.
    LC ClassificationsB398.P6 P37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4257835M
    ISBN 100874801974
    LC Control Number81003332

    Plato and Aristotle on Poetry. Gerald Frank Else. University of North Carolina Press, - Philosophy - pages. The Poetics of Aristotle: Translation and Commentary Tragedy and Ethical Life Dennis J. Schmidt Limited preview - All Book Search results » About the author () Peter Burian is Professor of Classical and.

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Plato"s poetics by Morriss Henry Partee Download PDF EPUB FB2

What survives are collections of notes, possibly from lecture courses Aristotle gave at the Lyceum, which are often unclear or incomplete. The Poetics, in true form, was likely a much longer work than the one we have today. Aristotle supposedly wrote a second book on comedy, which is now lost.

The main focus of the Poetics is on Greek tragedy. A summary of Book X in Plato's The Republic. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Republic and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Plato (c. BCE) and Aristotle (– BCE) are generally regarded as the two greatest figures of Western philosophy. For some 20 years Aristotle was Plato’s student and colleague at the Academy in Athens, an institution for philosophical, scientific, and mathematical research and teaching founded by Plato in the s.

Book Excerpt e of being an old word which is accepted and re-interpreted by Aristotle rather than a word freely chosen by him to denote the exact phenomenon he wishes to describe. At any rate the Dionysus ritual itself was a _katharmos_ or _katharsis_--a purification of the community from the taints and poisons of the past year, the old /5(2).

Title: Aristotle's Poetics Author: Aristotle, Edmund Spenser Bouchier Created Date: 9/10/ PM. Plato's Poetics: The Authority of Beauty Hardcover – June 1, by Morriss Henry Partee (Author) › Visit Amazon's Morriss Henry Partee Page.

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I gave these works of Aristotle a four star rating based entirely on the politics book and not the poetics book. The poetics is probably quite useful to a person interested in writing any type of literature or work of drama for stage or screen but my knowledge of something like that is extremely limited at best/5.

To pick up this book and commit to finishing it is a Challenge I highly recommend, you’ll walk away a better person with a sense of accomplishment and more thoughtful mind. I’ve read over books and I think it’s safe to say that this was the most challenging book I’ve ever put my mind too, if your looking for a challenge then you /5(K).

Plato: (student of Socrates, founded the Academy) Aristotle: (student of Plato, founded the Lyceum, tutor of Alexander the Great Aristotle's Poetics, perhaps the most fundamental theoretical treatise on tragedy, must however properly be understood in context: as a reply to a challenge issued by his teacher, Plato, in the Republic.

The value and need for mimesis has been argued by a number of scholars including Sigmund Freud, Philip Sydney and Adam Smith, but this essay will focus on the arguments outlined by Plato in The Republic and Aristotle in Poetics, attempting to demonstrate the different features Platos poetics book imitation (mimesis) and what it involves for them both.

Believe it or not, the English title The Republic may not actually be the most accurate translation of this dialogue's Greek title Politeia. "Politeia" means something much closer to our word "regime," which actually makes a bit more sense.

Considering that Plato's city is an aristocracy in which the state controls practically every part of life, calling it a "republic," with the democratic.

The Republic Book 10 Summary & Analysis from LitCharts | The creators of SparkNotes. The Republic Introduction + Context. Plot Summary. Detailed Summary & Analysis Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 Book 4 Book 5 Book 6 Book 7 Book 8 Book 9 Book 10 Themes All Themes Education Justice Specialization Philosopher-King Soul Truth.

Aristotle’s Response to Plato — The Poetics Aristotle’s theory of catharsis emanates from a single line in Book VI of the Poetics: “through pity and fear effecting the proper purgation of these emotions.” The audience, aroused at having watched the terrible and terrifying events on stage, is then appeased or therapeutically.

This paper presents an introductory overview of Plato's poetics, aesthetics, and literary theory, with particular reference to his notion of mimesis, and grounding the discussion on his Theory of Author: José Angel García Landa.

You can find the copy of the text I am using for this sequence on Plato's Republic book 10 here - #plato #philosophy #poetry. Category Education; Show more Show less. “Alcohol makes other people less tedious, and food less bland, and can help provide what the Greeks called entheos, or the slight buzz of inspiration when reading or only worthwhile miracle in the New Testament—the transmutation of water into wine during the wedding at Cana—is a tribute to the persistence of Hellenism in an otherwise austere Judaea.

Reflections on Plato’s Poetics “This book takes up an old question, but in new perspectives: namely, contemporary theories of literary production, and elements belonging to the Chinese tradition.” Luc Brisson “Reflections on Plato’s Poetics is a landmark volume in the truly cross-cultural study of antiquity, Plato and poetics.

The Republic Summary. Our story begins as Socrates and his friend Glaucon head home from a festival. Ready to call it a night, they're intercepted by a whole gang of their acquaintances, who eventually convince them to come hang out at Polemarchus's house and have a nice, long chat.

Aristotle's Metaphysics was the first major study of the subject of metaphysics - in other words, an inquiry into 'first philosophy', or 'wisdom'. It differs from Physics which is concerned with the natural world: things which are subject to the laws of nature, things that move and change, are measurable.

In Metaphysics, the study falls on 'being qua being' - being insofar as it is being; the. Get an answer for 'How does Aristotle's "Poetics" answer Plato's ideas regarding art and it's lack of utility in society.

Analyse the points of covergence and divergence in their argument.' and. Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest-surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory.

In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry". Read "Poetics before Plato Interpretation and Authority in Early Greek Theories of Poetry" by Grace M. Ledbetter available from Rakuten Kobo. Combining literary and philosophical analysis, this study defends an utterly innovative reading of the early history of Brand: Princeton University Press.

44 —do you think the hearing of that sort of thing will conduce to a young man's temperance or self-control. or this:“ Hunger is the most piteous death that a mortal may suffer.

” Hom. 45 Or to hear how Zeus 46 lightly forgot all the designs which he devised, [c] watching while the other gods slept, because of the excitement of his passions, and was so overcome by the sight. For Plato, you can start simply by reading him. Start with the early dialogues and progress to the later ones.

With Aristotle things are more difficult. He can be extremely difficult to understand, and the theory is that his writings were actually. Summary and analysis of Book 10 of Plato's Republic. Also, a discussion of Art, Poetry, Tragedy, and the Just life.

Book 9 summary and analysis: https://yout. the last book of the greatest repository of his thought represents his boldest conclu-sions. His insistence throughout the greater part of the dialogues on the importance of Forms should warn the reader against dis-missing the Republic as presenting an im-possible ideal.

To Plato, the Republic was more "real" than any state actually in exist-ence. This website is the outcome of the project undertaken at Department of English, Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University (Bhavnagar - Gujarat).

This project was sponsored by MHRD, New Delhi under NMEICT (Sakshat) initiatives for eContent development. The eContent uploaded on this website is on Literary Theory and Criticism. The target learners are graduate and post-graduate.

Summary and Analysis Book X: Section I Summary. Earlier in the dialogue, Socrates suggested that certain kinds of music and poetry should not be permitted in the curriculum of study for the future rulers of the State because some art did not seem to be morally uplifting, hence perhaps bad for children.

The Republic, Book I Plato Page 3 of 37 is a question which I should like to ask of you who have arrived at that time which the poets call the 'threshold of old age' --Is life harder towards the end, or what report do you give of it. Cephalus I will tell you, Socrates, he said, what my own feeling is.

Men of my age flockFile Size: KB. This presentation deals with Greek philosopher Plato's objections to poetry and Aristotle's clarification on the confusion created by Plato. It is said that Plato confused study of morals/ethics with that of aesthetics. Aristotle’s Poetics is an early, and now classic, philosophical exploration of poetry along these sorts of lines.

Griswold, C. L.,“The Ideas and the Criticism of Poetry in Plato’s Republic, B” Journal of the History of Philosophy, – –––, The Early Origins of Literary Theory: Plato and Aristotle While literary theory, as a school of thought or mode of literary criticism, is very much a product of the mid- to late- 20th century academic world, the first recorded “theories” of literature extend back to the ancient Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle.

In fact. It is important to understand the historical background of both thinkers. Plato who was Aristotle’s teacher was a playwright in his earlier years. The Greek world made sense because of the tradition of the theater. The theatrical presentation of t.

Recommended Citation. Martha Nussbaum, "Tragedy and Self-Sufficiency: Plato and Aristotle on Fear and Pity," in Essays on Aristotle's Poetics, Amélie Oksenberg Cited by: COVID Resources.

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The Poetics is in part Aristotle's response to his teacher, Plato, who argues in The Republic that poetry is representation of mere appearances and is thus misleading and morally suspect. Aristotle's approach to the phenomenon of poetry is quite different from Plato's.

Fascinated by the intellectual challenge of forming categories and. The basic difference is, that Aristotle wrote his ''Poetics'' in response to, and to 'counter' Plato's view, that poetry is merely imitative and that it appeals to the irrational.

MA Program in Integrated Studies Athabasca University Athabasca, Alberta T9S 3A3 Canada [email protected] After years the Republic continues to generate intense scholarly and hermeneutical debate. It is one of Plato’s longest works and clearly one of the most important for an understanding of his thought.

Richard Kraus explains its centrality, by reason that in. This book has been cited by the following publications. Marina McCoy explores Plato's treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists through a thematic treatment of six different Platonic dialogues, including Apology, Protagoras, Gorgias, Republic, Sophist, and Phaedras.

“ Poetics and Performance as Critical Perspectives on Author: Marina McCoy. The Republic study guide contains a biography of Plato, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

The virtues are the ‘virtues of moderation’ as this was how Aristotle perceived it as. By definition, virtue is “a means between two extremes, an excess and a defect, with respect to a particular action or emotion” (The Purple Philosophy Book: Ethics, p).Get this from a library!

Plato's Four Muses: the Phaedrus and the Poetics of Philosophy. [Andrea Capra] -- Plato's Four Muses reconstructs Plato's authorial self-portrait through a fresh reading of the Phaedrus, with an Introduction and Conclusion that contextualize the construction more broadly.

The.Lee "Poetics before Plato Interpretation and Authority in Early Greek Theories of Poetry" por Grace M. Ledbetter disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Combining literary and philosophical analysis, this study defends an utterly innovative reading of the early history of Brand: Princeton University Press.