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Aesthetics. Part three. Genres & the creation of art. Genres Argument for genre classification Analogy to hunger Assessment. Aristotle: Background. History Athens & Macedonia Aristotle. Aristotle: the poetics. Imitation: the common principle of the Arts & Poetry Imitation Medium

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Aesthetics

Aesthetics

Part three


Genres the creation of art

Genres & the creation of art

  • Genres

  • Argument for genre classification

    • Analogy to hunger

    • Assessment


Aristotle background

Aristotle: Background

  • History

    • Athens & Macedonia

    • Aristotle


Aristotle the poetics

Aristotle: the poetics

  • Imitation: the common principle of the Arts & Poetry

    • Imitation

      • Medium

      • Objects

      • Manner/mode of imitation

    • Classification Problem: Poets

    • Objects of imitation

      • Imitation & moral character


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Aristotle: the poetics

  • Manner of Imitation

    • The manner of imitation

  • The origin & development of poetry

    • Cause: Instinct of imitation

    • Instinct for harmony & rhythm

    • Division of poetry


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Aristotle: the poetics

  • Definition of the ludicrous

    • Comedy

    • Epic Poetry


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Aristotle: the poetics

  • Definition of Tragedy

    • Defined

    • Tragedy & Action

    • The Six Parts

      • Plot

      • Character

      • Diction

      • Thought

      • Spectacle

      • Song


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Aristotle: the poetics

  • Plot is the most important

  • Painting analogy: character is second

  • Thought

  • Diction, Song Spectacle

  • The Plot must be a Whole

    • Quality: wholeness

    • Beautiful objects & length


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • The Plot Must be a Unity

      • Unity of Plot

      • A Whole


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Dramatic Unity

      • Poet & Historian

      • Reality & Possibility

      • Fiction

      • Episodic

    • Definition of Simple & Complex Plots

      • Plots


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Reversal of Situation, Recognition and Tragic Incident

      • Reversal of the situation

      • Recognition

      • The scene of suffering

    • The quantitative parts of tragedy

      • Parts


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • What constitutes tragic action

      • What is to be determined

      • A perfect tragedy

      • The nature of tragic characters

      • A well constructed plot

      • Second rank


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • The Tragic Emotions

      • Creating pity & fear

      • Pitiful & terrible circumstances

      • Knowledge & action

      • Quality and Knowledge & Action


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • The element of character in tragedy.

      • Four things to be aimed at in character

      • Deus Ex

      • Persons

    • Recognition

      • Recognition


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Practical rules for the tragic poet

      • Placing the scene

      • Working out

      • Story

    • Further rules for the tragic poetry

      • Parts of tragedy


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Four kinds of tragedy

      • Complex

      • Pathetic

      • Ethical

      • The simple

    • Identity

    • Epic


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Thought & Intellectual

      • Thought

      • Diction

    • Epic Poetry

      • Subject


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Further points of agreement with tragedy

      • Epic poetry

      • Epic poetry’s capacity

      • Metre

      • Role of the poet

      • The wonderful and lies

      • Possibilities & Impossibilities


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Critical Objections

      • Objects of Imitation

      • Faults

      • Matters which concern the poet’s art

      • Description

      • Impossible


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • Five sources of critical objections

      • Impossible

      • Irrational

      • Morally

      • Hurtful

      • Contradictory

      • Contrary


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    Aristotle: the poetics

    • A General Estimate of comparative worth of Epic Poetry & Tragedy

      • Is epic or tragic mode of imitation higher

      • Reply to gestures

      • Tragic is more pleasurable

      • Tragedy has more unity

      • Conclusion


    John stuart mill background

    John Stuart mill background

    • Background

      • Background

      • Education

      • Life

      • Works


    John stuart mill what is poetry

    John Stuart mill What is poetry

    • About Poetry

      • Poetry

      • Felt difference argument

      • Philosophy

      • Mill’s Goals


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    John Stuart mill What is poetry

    • Poetry and Narrative

      • The Object of Poetry and Distinctions

      • Distinction

      • The Objects & Similarities

      • Poetry & Novels

      • Audiences

      • Fans & Novels

      • Fans of Poetry

      • Combining Elements


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    John Stuart mill What is poetry

    • Charge & Reply

    • Descriptive Poetry

  • Poetry, Soliloquy, Eloquence, and Music

    • Poetry and Eloquence

    • Soliloquy

    • Creating Poetry

    • Distinction: Eloquence & Poetry

    • Music


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    John Stuart mill What is poetry

    • Visual

      • Introduction

      • Painting

      • Painting & Sculpture

      • Historical Painting

      • Historical Paintings Narrate Poorly

      • Beauty & Paintings

      • Architecture

      • Religious Edifices


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    John Stuart mill What is poetry

    • Conclusion

      • Imagery

      • Final Remarks


    Creation of art

    Creation of art

    • The debate over the creation of art

      • Key Questions

      • Emotion-Plato

      • Intellect-Poe


    Socrates

    Socrates

    • Background

      • Life & Death

      • Wisdom

      • Will the Real Socrates Please Stand Up

      • Socrates & the Sophists

      • Ignorance


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    Socrates

    • The Socratic Method: Questioning

      • The Dialectic

      • The Stage of Questioning

    • The Socratic Method: Argumentation

      • Introduction

      • Finding a structural flaw in the definition

      • Reductio ad Absurdum

      • The Method of Counter Example


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    Socrates

    • Reasoning & Definitions

      • Introduction

      • Inductive Reasoning

      • Universal Definitions

      • The Midwaife

    • Metaphysics

      • Intro

      • Earlier Greek accounts of the Soul/Psyche

      • Socrates’ Account


    Socrates3

    Socrates

    • Ethical Theory

      • Virtue

      • Why be moral?

      • Ethical Intellectualism

      • Knowledge & Goodness, Ignorance & Evil


    Socrates4

    Socrates

    • Social & Political Philosophy

      • Distrust of Democracy

      • Laws

      • Social Contract Theory

      • Natural Law Theory

    • Socrates Contribution

      • Plato

      • Ethical Theory

      • Personality


    Plato

    Plato

    • Background

      • Death of Socrates

      • Life

      • Comprehensive Philosophy


    Plato ion

    Platoion

    • Intro

      • Background

    • Socrates’ First Argument

      • Set up

      • Arithmetic

      • Doctor

      • General Point

      • Ion does not speak on Homer on the basis of knowledge

      • Poetry & other arts


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    Platoion

    • The Magnet Analogy

      • The divine power is analogous to magnetism

      • Muses & Poets

      • Source of Poetry

      • Transfer of Emotions


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    Platoion

    • Poets are Crazed or Possessed

      • Set Up

      • Chariot racing & other professions

      • General

      • Conclusion


    Poe the philosophy of composition

    PoeThe philosophy of composition

    • Part One

      • Poe’s method

      • The usual methods

      • Poe’s preference

      • Steps

      • Poe & Steps


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    PoeThe philosophy of composition

    • Constructing the Raven: Intentions, Length & Effect

      • Intentions

      • Length

      • Effect/Impression

      • Beauty

      • Truth & Passion


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    PoeThe philosophy of composition

    • Constructing the Raven: Tone, Refrain, Repetition, & Supremeness

      • Tone

      • Refrain & Character

      • Repetition

      • Supremeness


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    PoeThe philosophy of composition

    • Constructing the Raven: Application, Climax, Locale & Denouement

      • Application

      • Climax

      • Locale

      • Introduction of the Raven

      • Denouement

      • Artistic Eyes


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