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Aristotle on Poetry

Annamaria Schiaparelli and Paolo Crivelli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle

August 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Classical Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 7652 words.

Aristotle's Poetics is one of the deepest and most influential philosophical works on art, or rather, on a specific art. The treatise pursues several aims, one of which, and the most...

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Nietzsche and the Greeks

Jessica N. Berry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Nietzsche

September 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Classical Philosophy. 14767 words.

This article explores notions about Nietzsche’s career as a philologist and his fascination with the Greeks. It considers his interest in Homer and the Greek philosophers—in particular,...

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Plato on Education and Art

Rachana Kamtekar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Plato

August 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Classical Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 13022 words.

The article resonates Plato's ideas on education and art. In the Apology, Socrates describes his life's mission of practicing philosophy as aimed at getting the Athenians to care for...

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