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The thinker as artist : from Homer to Plato & Aristotle

Author: George Anastaplo
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an attempt to subject representative texts of a dozen ancient authors to a more or less Socratic inquiry, the noted scholar George Anastaplo suggests in The Thinker as Artist how one might usefully read as well as enjoy such texts, which illustrate the thinking done by the greatest artists and how they "talk" among themselves across the centuries. In doing so, he does not presume to repeat the many fine things  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anastaplo, George, 1925-
Thinker as artist.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)609097503
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Anastaplo
ISBN: 0821411764 9780821411766 0821411845 9780821411841
OCLC Number: 36343291
Description: xiii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Homer --
Sappho: on the Poems --
Pindar --
Aeschylus: on the Oresteia --
Sophocles: on the Oedipus Tyrannus --
Euripides --
Aristophanes --
Herodotus --
Thucydides: on the Peloponnesian War --
Gorgias: on the Nature, Helen, and Palamedes --
Plato --
Aristotle: on the Nicomachean ethics --
Raphael.
Responsibility: George Anastaplo.

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Drawing upon a series of classical authors ranging from Homer and Sappho to Plato and Aristotle, Anastaplo examines issues relating to chance, art, nature, and divinity present in the artful works of  Read more...

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