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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 ($ 30.00 approx. - € 26.50 approx.)
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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 ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 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 ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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Edited By Nilsson, Ingela
The intricate relationship between the erotic and the literary is a recurring theme in Western literature, with a starting-point in Plato's dialogues. Our need to talk, write, and read about love has resulted in a rich tradition, ranging from theoretical and philosophical discussions of Eros to love romance and poetry, clearly marked by the classical-heritage but continuously unfolding and rewriting itself. This present volume aims at providing both students and scholars with a series of discussions of this long tradition of reading and writing the erotic, seen from a number of different perspectives. A certain emphasis is placed on Classical Philology, but other contributors represent Byzantine studies, Iranian languages, History of ideas, and Comparative literature. 292pp.
Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788763507905
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Inventory #24904
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Pater, Walter
N.B. Head and tail of spine and corners of boards slightly bumped. 282pp.
Greenwood Press, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Greenwood Reprinting. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 083711151X
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Inventory #28330
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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