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Philosophers in Depth

Plato on Art and Beauty

Authors: Denham, Alison

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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.

About the authors

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

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • From The Fire and the Sun: Why Plato Banished the Artists

    Murdoch, Iris

    Pages 3-33

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  • Plato and the Mass Media

    Nehamas, Alexander

    Pages 34-53

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  • Art and Mimesis in Plato’s Republic

    Burnyeat, M. F.

    Pages 54-71

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  • Plato’s Early Aesthetics: The Hippias Major

    Sider, David

    Pages 75-83

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  • ‘A Divinity Moving You’: Knowledge and Inspiration in Plato’s Ion

    Barchana-Lorand, Dorit

    Pages 84-105

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Hardcover 90,47 €
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Softcover 83,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Plato on Art and Beauty
Authors
Series Title
Philosophers in Depth
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36818-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230368187
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-31440-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33965-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 238
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