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By Andrew Mason

ISBN-10: 1138902357

ISBN-13: 9781138902350

ISBN-10: 113890242X

ISBN-13: 9781138902428

Ancient inspiration, quite 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 relevant contributions of key historic philosophers to this box, rigorously contemplating their theories concerning the arts, specially poetry, but additionally track and visible paintings, in addition to the idea of good looks extra more often than not.

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 good looks, which was once to end up very influential in later notion. Ancient Aesthetics is a important contribution to its box, and may be of curiosity to scholars of philosophy and classics.

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