By Alison Denham

This special choice of essays specializes in a variety of elements of Plato's Philosophy of paintings, not just within the Republic , yet within the Phaedrus, Symposium, legislation and comparable dialogues. the variety of concerns addressed comprises the competition among philosophy and poetry, the ethical prestige of tune, the affection of attractiveness, censorship, influenced emotions.

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