lecture series 1/8 – Plato’s philosophy of Art


 

http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/1-platos-philosophy-art

Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. The second part of the series focuses on questions about understanding works of art and about the nature of art. This part examines the interpretation of literature, the expression of emotion in music, and the definition of art.
James Grant, lecturer in philosop-hy, University of Oxford gives his first lecture in the Aesthetics series on Plato’s philosophy of Art.
The links are not to a video and to just the audio. The talk is about 54.30 minutes long.

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