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Perspectives in aesthetics, Plato to Camus

Peyton E. Richter

Perspectives in aesthetics, Plato to Camus

by Peyton E. Richter

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Peyton E. Richter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBH21 .R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 472 p.
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5988691M
    LC Control Number66019066

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PERSPECTIVES IN AESTHETICS: Plato to Camus Paperback – January 1, by Peyton E Richter (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ Cited by: 2.

OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Art under scrutiny / Plato --In defense of art / Aristotle and Plotinus --Explorations of the aesthetic field / Burke and Lessing --Aesthetic judgment / Kant --Art and the absolute spirit / Hegel --Art, will, and idea / Schopenhauer --Aesthetics Humanized / Véron and Guyau --Art as emotional communication / Tolstoy.

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Perspectives in Aesthetics, Plato to Camus. Peyton E. Richter - - New York: Odyssey Press. Book Review: Literature Against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida: A Defense of Poetry. Plato: Aesthetics, Misc in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. Plato. Metaphysical foundations of existentialist aesthetics.

The term “aesthetics” as it first emerged in modern philosophy (in A. Baumgarten’s Aesthetica) encompassed the theory Perspectives in aesthetics perception, the theory of beauty and the theory of remained true of all classical philosophical aesthetics in the late 18 th and 19 th centuries.

In this brand of aesthetics, the aesthetic. Beauty. The study of Plato on beauty must begin with one pronounced warning. The Greek adjective kalon only approximates to the English “beautiful,” so that not everything Plato says about a kalos, kalê, or kalon thing will belong in a summary of his aesthetic theories.

Readers can take this distinction between the Greek and English terms too far. Perspectives In Aesthetics, Plato To Camus really liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5(6). Perspectives in Aesthetics: Plato to Camus by Richter, Peyton E and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Among other things, he was for some years a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.

One of his early contributions to that journal was an article on “The Lack of Historical Perspective in Aesthetics,” published nearly a half century ago, in December of Regarding Camus in particular Deranty mentions the relation of artistic activity with freedom.

Camus offers a concise formulation for a central principle of existentialist aesthetics: “To write is already to choose” (Camus [The Rebel], ).

Artistic activity can be viewed as ethical or moral activity grounded on existential freedom. Irving Singer's book, Modes of Creativity: Philosophical Perspectives, examines creativity across a number of disparate unifying thread Singer posits is that all creative activities are transformative in some respect.

And because he believes that "much, or even all, of life can be treated as one or another example of transformation" (p. 12), creativity in Singer's sense is ubiquitous. Books shelved as philosophy: The Republic by Plato, Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil b.

GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY. PHILOSOPHY Philosophy and the Arts- -an Introduction to Aesthetics. Prof. Elmer H. Duncan, Baylor University,Waco,Texas, Thus, the present paper argues that Plato’s masterwork has been organized in accord with the ascent/descent movement as presented in the Allegory of the Cave: Book I represents eikasia, Books II–IVc exemplify pistis, Book IVd–e illustrates dianoia and Books V–VII express noesis.

Existentialism (/ ˌ ɛ ɡ z ɪ ˈ s t ɛ n ʃ əl ɪ z əm / or / ˌ ɛ k s ə ˈ s t ɛ n t ʃ ə ˌ l ɪ z əm /) is a tradition of philosophical enquiry that takes as its starting point the experience of the human subject—not merely the thinking subject, but the acting, feeling, living human individual.: 14–15 It is associated mainly with certain 19th- and 20th-century European.

Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

The book analyzes specific instances of laughter and the comical from the Apology, Laches, Charmides, Cratylus, Euthydemus, and the Symposium to support this, and to further elucidate the philosophical consequences of recognizing Plato’s laughter.

This book is an introduction to the philosophical issues involved in this important question, focussing primarily on ethics but also encompassing questions in aesthetics and political philosophy. Topics discussed include the environment as an ethical question, human morality, meta-ethics, normative ethics, humans and other animals, the value of.

Etymologically, philosophy means love of wisdom. Before being a field of study, it is above all a way of seeing the world, of questioning it. The founding principle of philosophy is perhaps the astonishment, source of the questions. Then, philosophy related to the activity of argue rationally about astonishment.

Here's a snippet from Bryan Magee's book on Schopenhauer, Chapter 8, "The Flower of Existence": An appropriate point from which to launch a discussion of Schopenhauer's aesthetics is consideration of one particular form of direct experience, and one which, I take it, most readers of this book will have had.

Original question: What should I read to get into philosophy? Please, please, I beg you, don’t read Plato, Aristotle, Hume, Kant, Husserl, Nietzsche, Camus.

If you do so, chances are you’re gonna hate philosophy. Don’t read Hegel, or certainly you.Philosophy books from Hackett Publishing. "This book is an introduction in the very best sense of the word.

It provides the beginner with an accurate, sophisticated, yet accessible account, and offers new insights and challenging perspectives to those who have more specialized knowledge.Weinstein shows how Alexander ends his career with a philosophy of art and civilization that opens out towards such thinkers as Camus, Sartre, and Nietzche.

Alexander is revealed in Weinstein's work to be a representative thinker who bridged the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and whose ideas helped to shape many of our present perspectives.