Title

Aristotle's 'Poetics' Read As A Reply To The Platonic Indictment Of Poetry

Date of Award

1971

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Philosophy

Advisor(s)

Catherine Lord

Keywords

Philosophy, aesthetics, poetry, Plato, Homer

Subject Categories

Esthetics

Abstract

This paper is intended to contrast Aristotle's 'Poetics' with the Platonic indictment of 'poetry.' This includes consideration of Aristotle's definition of tragedy, and comments on Homer.--Page [1].

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