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The Resource The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy

The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy

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The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy
Title
The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Affecting audiences with depictions of suffering and injustice is a key function of tragedy, and yet it has long been viewed by philosophers as a dubious enterprise. In this book Thomas Gould uses both historical and theoretical approaches to explore tragedy and its power to gratify readers and audiences. He takes as his starting point Plato's moral and psychological objections to tragedy, and the conflict he recognized between ""poetry""--The exploitation of our yearning to see ourselves as victims--and ""philosophy""--the insistence that all good people are happy. Plato's objections to tr
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Gould, Thomas
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
  • Poetics
  • Suffering in literature
  • Sympathy in literature
  • Literature
  • Pathos in literature
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • DRAMA
  • DRAMA
  • Literature
  • Pathos in literature
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Poetics
  • Suffering in literature
  • Sympathy in literature
Label
The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Part I: The Ancient Quarrel; 1. ""Philosophy"" in Socratism
Control code
ocn884013065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861866
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt735ztp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013065
Label
The Ancient Quarrel Between Poetry and Philosophy
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Part I: The Ancient Quarrel; 1. ""Philosophy"" in Socratism
Control code
ocn884013065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861866
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt735ztp
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013065

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