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Mitscherling, Jeff
This absorbing study of Plato's criticism of poetry offers a new interpretation based upon central features of both the pre-Platonic conception of poetry and previously neglected features of Plato's various discussions of poetry and the poets. Professor Mitscherling's analysis is unique in that he concentrates on the philosophical significance of Plato's distinction between dramatic and non-dramatic sorts of poetry. Mitscherling shows that this distinction proves in fact to be central to the conception of poetry that Plato consistently elaborates throughout his dialogues. Mitscherling also makes a unique contribution by outlining a possible Platonic aesthetics, which draws on current work in phenomenology and hermeneutics in such a way as to promise an entirely new direction for current work in continental aesthetics. The author employs Gadamer's analyses of the ontology of the work of art, in conjunction with a phenomenological analysis of the aesthetic experience, in the construction of a foundation for aesthetics that is consistently Platonic. Mitscherling concludes with the hypothesis that Plato's criticism of poetry did not apply to poetry itself, nor was it directed to art in general or the educational system, or the Sophists. Rather, Plato was specifically against the technic of mimesis, that is, the technique of persuading by appearing to be what one is not, or by merely appearing to speak the truth.479pp.
Humanity Books, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024316
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Inventory #20740
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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Horace; Brown, P. Michael
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Some underlining. Corners bumped. 194pp.
Aris & Phillips Ltd., 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprinted with Corrections. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0856685305
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Inventory #26287
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Pappas, Nickolas
N.B. Corners slightly bumped. Reading crease to spine. 230pp.
Routledge, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415095328
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Inventory #28631
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.90 approx. - € 8.70 approx.)
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Baird, Robert M; Cooper, William F; Duncan, Elmer H; Rosenbaum, Stuart E.
This book stands as a testimony to the creative impact of W J Kilgore's teaching on the minds of his students. The contributors were each once students of Dr. Kilgore, and this collection of essays is designed to contribute to scholarly work in philosophy, at the same time serving as a tribute to Dr Kilgore's intellectual depth, philosophical rigor, and steadfastness of character. 306pp.
Baylor University Press, 1987, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0918954460
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Inventory #27406
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Ambden, Bettina (editor); Schwartz, Adam (editor); Tortzen, Gorm (editor); Nielsen, Thomas Heine (editor); Flensted-Jensen, Pernille (editor)
Contents: An Oracular Creed; A Note on the Textual Transmission of Aristotle's De sensu...; The Geography of the Baltic in Greek Eyes -- from Ptolemy to Laskaris Kananos; Zu drei kontroversen Stellen in der Apocolocyntosis des Seneca; Walther Amelung to Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff on Emanuel Lowy: An Unpublished Letter; Thompson's Epitaph; Louis MacNeice's 'The Death of a Cat'; Eustathe a-t-il lu Diogene Laerce?; Narrator and Narratee in Xenophon's Cyropaedia; A Puzzle. A Note on Plato's Theaetetus 154B-155D; Protagoras' New Fragment: Thirty Years Later; Plato on Being a Not-Being: The Text of Parmenides 162A-B; The Emperors' New Clothes; Family Ties and Poetic Unity; The Trial of Sokrates -- from My Point of View; Phoenix, Achilles and a Narrative Pattern; Guy Butler's Demea -- An Enlightenment Postcolonial Medea; August Wilhelm Schlegels Kritik von Goethes Hermann und Dorothea. Zur Antikenrezeption der Goethezeit; Reflections on the Shape of the Greek Stadium; Les debuts des minuscules latine et byzantine; Plutarch's Conversations on Love: etc.328pp.
Museum Tusculanum Press, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8772897783
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Inventory #5640
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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