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By Andrew Mason

ISBN-10: 1138902357

ISBN-13: 9781138902350

ISBN-10: 113890242X

ISBN-13: 9781138902428

Ancient proposal, really that of Plato and Aristotle, has performed a huge position within the improvement of the sphere of aesthetics, and the guidelines of historical thinkers are nonetheless influential and arguable this present day. Ancient Aesthetics introduces and discusses the principal contributions of key old philosophers to this box, rigorously contemplating their theories in regards to the arts, specifically poetry, but additionally track and visible paintings, in addition to the speculation of attractiveness extra ordinarily.

With a spotlight on Plato and Aristotle, the philosophers who've given us their considered the humanities on the maximum size, this quantity additionally discusses Hellenistic aesthetics and Plotinus’ conception of attractiveness, which used to be to turn out very influential in later idea. Ancient Aesthetics is a necessary contribution to its box, and should be of curiosity to scholars of philosophy and classics.

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