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By Andrew Mason

ISBN-10: 1138902357

ISBN-13: 9781138902350

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Ancient inspiration, really that of Plato and Aristotle, has performed a huge function within the improvement of the sector of aesthetics, and the tips of historical thinkers are nonetheless influential and arguable at the present time. Ancient Aesthetics introduces and discusses the imperative contributions of key old philosophers to this box, conscientiously contemplating their theories in regards to the arts, specially poetry, but in addition track and visible paintings, in addition to the idea of good looks extra typically.

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

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