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  1. added 2018-06-26
    Plato, Aristotle, and the Poets.Robert R. Sherman - 1966 - Educational Theory 16 (3):250-261.
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    Platon Et la Question des Images.Makoto Sekimura - 2010 - Ousia.
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    Plato's Sophist: The Drama of Original and Image. Stanley Rosen. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983. Pp. X, 341. $25.00. [REVIEW]Paul Seligman - 1985 - Dialogue 24 (1):158-162.
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    Formung und Umwendung der Seele - Eine Rechtfertigung ambivalenter Darstellungen in der Literatur im Rahmen von Platons 'Politeia'.Jana Schultz - 2017 - Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang.
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    On the Threefold Sense of Mimesis in Plato's Republic.James Risser - 2013 - Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 17 (2):249-256.
    The traditional reading of Plato’s criticism of the poets and painters in Book 10 of the Republic is that they merely imitate. In light of Plato’s own image-making, the critique of imitation requires a more careful examination, especially in regards to painting. This paper argues that it is insufficient to view Plato’s critique of image-making by the painter solely in terms of the image replication that does not consider the eidos. In view of the context of Plato’s argument within Book (...)
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    Mimesis in the Arts in Plato's Laws.Edith Watson Schipper - 1963 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 22 (2):199-202.
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    The Doctrine of the Imitation of God in Plato. [REVIEW]S. M. D. - 1948 - Journal of Philosophy 45 (5):133-135.
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    Virtue as "Likeness to God" in Plato and Seneca.Daniel C. Russell - 2004 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 42 (3):241-260.
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    The Doctrine of the Imitation of God in Plato.Culbert Gerow Rutenber - 1946 - New York: King's Crown Press.
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    Schêma in Plato's Definition of Imitation.R. Rabel - 1996 - Ancient Philosophy 16 (1):996.
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    Plato's Sophist: The Drama of Original and Image.Stanley Rosen - 1983 - Yale University Press.
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    Plato on Images.Sixten Ringbom - 1965 - Theoria 31 (2):86-109.
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    The Doctrine of the Imitation of God in Plato. [REVIEW]O. K. P. - 1949 - Journal of Philosophy 46 (26):873-874.
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    The Doctrine of the Imitation of God in Plato.John J. Rolbiecki - 1947 - New Scholasticism 21 (3):341-342.
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    Plato-Poet and Philosopher.Joseph M. Keane - 1930 - Modern Schoolman 6 (3):54-55.
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    Plato and the Poets.Veronika Konradova - 2012 - Reflexe: Filosoficky Casopis 42 (122):3-23.
    The article addresses the issue of rating Platonic poetic creation. It focuses on two aspects of this issue, namely the question transformed the concept of truth and character agonální Platonic criticism. In the first respect, the paper focuses on the relationship between truth and lies and the Platonic concept of "similar lies the truth." In the latter respect, trying to uncover the motivation and the wide range of Plato's rivalry with the older poetic tradition in the context of a widely (...)
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    The Doctrine of the Imitation of God in Plato. [REVIEW]P. O. K. & Culbert Gerow Rutenber - 1949 - Journal of Philosophy 46 (26):873.
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    Opinion and Imitation.A. S. Ferguson - 1927 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 28:221 - 238.
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    Republic X: What's With Being a 'Third-Remove From the Truth'?Patrick Mooney - 2003 - In Naomi Reshotko (ed.), Desire, Identity and Existence: Essays in Honor of T. M. Penner. Kelowna, BC, Canada: Academic Printing & Publishing. pp. 193-209.
  20. added 2016-12-08
    Theories of Aesthesis and Mneme in Plato's Dialogues.D. Z. Andriopoulos - 2005 - Philosophical Inquiry 27 (1-2):58-81.
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    Il problema delle idee di artefatto in Platone.Filippo Forcignanò - 2014 - Méthexis.
    It is widely believed that Plato promoted a version of the "one over many" argument such that there would be Forms of all things. Among these Forms are also included those of artefacts. Aristotle denies, however, that Plato would accept such Forms. The ancient Platonic tradition is unusually unanimous in denying the existence of Forms of artefacts. This paper supports three main points: (a) through a careful examination of some Platonic texts (in particular Resp. 596a) it is possible to assert (...)
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    L'Oeil de Platon et le regard romantique.Paolo Tortonese - 2006 - Kimé.
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    Σχῆμα in Plato's Definition of Imitation.Robert J. Rabel - 1996 - Ancient Philosophy 16 (2):365-375.
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    Plato on Poetry: Imitation or Inspiration?Nickolas Pappas - 2012 - Philosophy Compass 7 (10):669-678.
    A passage in Plato’s Laws offers a fresh look at Plato’s theory of poetry and art. Only here does Plato call poetry both mimêsis “imitation, representation,” and the product of enthousiasmos “inspiration, possession.” The Republic and Sophist examine poetic imitation; the Ion and Phaedrus develop a theory of artistic inspiration; but Plato does not confront the two descriptions together outside this paragraph. After all, mimêsis fuels an attack on poetry, while enthousiasmos is sometimes used to attack it, sometimes to praise (...)
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    Mimêsis in Aristophanes and Plato.Nickolas Pappas - 1999 - Philosophical Inquiry 21 (3-4):61-78.
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    Plato on Imitation and Poetry in Republic 10.Alexander Nehamas - 1982 - In J. M. E. Moravcsik & Philip Temko (eds.), Plato on Beauty, Wisdom, and the Arts. Rowman & Littlefield.
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    The Image of a Second Sun: Plato on Poetry, Rhetoric, and the Technē of Mimēsis.Jeffrey Anthony Mitscherling - 2006 - Humanity Books.
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    Making Things with Words Plato on Mimesis in Republic.Kimon Lycos - 1996 - Philosophical Inquiry 18 (3-4):1-19.
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    Le logos du sophiste. Image et parole dans le Sophiste de Platon.Felipe Ledesma - 2009 - Elenchos: Rivista di Studi Sul Pensiero Antico 30 (2):207-254.
    The logos question, one of the most important among the subjects that traverse the Plato's Sophist, has in fact some different aspects: the criticism of father Parmenides' logos, that is unable to speak about the not-being, but also about the being; the relations between logos and its cognates, phantasia, doxa and dianoia; the logos’ complex structure, that is a compound with onoma and rema; the difference between naming and saying, two distinct but inseparable actions; the logical and ontological conditions that (...)
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    On the Metaphysics of the Image in Plato's Timaeus.Edward N. Lee - 1966 - The Monist 50 (3):341-368.
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    Jeff Mitscherling, The Image of a Second Sun: Plato on Poetry, Rhetoric, and the Technē of Mimēsis. [REVIEW]Aaron Landry - 2012 - Symposium: Canadian Journal of Continental Philosophy/Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale 16 (2):266-270.
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    Plato on Art and Reality.Charles Karelis - 1976 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 34 (3):315-321.
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    Imagined Worlds and the Real One: Plato, Wittgenstein, and Mimesis.Bernard Harrison - 1993 - Philosophy and Literature 17 (1):26-46.
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    A Theory of Imitation in Plato's `Republic'.Elizabeth Belfiore - 2006 - In Andrew Laird (ed.), Ancient Literary Criticism. Oxford University Press.
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    Plato on Poetry and Painting.R. A. Goodrich - 1982 - British Journal of Aesthetics 22 (2):126-137.
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    Plato's Concept of Mimesis.Leon Golden - 1975 - British Journal of Aesthetics 15 (2):118-131.
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    Plato's Mimetic Art.Gene Fendt - 2010 - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 84:239-252.
    Plato’s dialogues are self-defined as works of mimetic art, and the ancients clearly consider mimesis as working naturally before reason and beneath it. Such aview connects with two contemporary ideas—Rene Girard’s idea of the mimetic basis of culture and neurophysiological research into mirror neurons. Individualityarises out of, and can collapse back into our mimetic origin. This para-rational notion of mimesis as that in which and by which all our knowledge is framed requires we not only concern ourselves with Socrates’s arguments (...)
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    Plato, Aristotle, and the Imitation of Reason.Bo Earle - 2003 - Philosophy and Literature 27 (2):382-401.
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    Plato on Mimesis and Mirrors.Rebecca Bensen Cain - 2012 - Philosophy and Literature 36 (1):187-195.
    The mirror analogy in Republic X (596c-e) helps Socrates formulate the conception of mimesis used to make the argument that the painter is an imitator and his works are inferior, being thrice-removed from reality (596a-598d). The painter is classified as an impostor by an unfair assimilation with the sophistic mirror-holder. The mirror analogy and its imaging-devices give Socrates a dialectical advantage that he would not otherwise have. If Socrates succeeds with Glaucon in showing that painters are imitators, his success is (...)
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    The Return of the Exile: The Benefits of Mimetic Literature in the Republic.Miriam Byrd - 2010 - In Robert Berchman John Finamore (ed.), Conversations Platonic and Neoplatonic. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag.
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    Two Kinds of Knowing in Plato, Cervantes, and Aristotle.Anthony J. Cascardi - 2000 - Philosophy and Literature 24 (2):406-423.
    This essay argues that Cervantes engages and responds to the Platonic critique of mimesis through a tradition that is rooted in Aristotle's _Nicomachean Ethics. Especially in _Don Quixote, the standard by which mimesis is judged in Platonic terms is replaced by notions of the fitting, the just, and the appropriate, which draw on Aristotelian notions of practical reasoning. These had been promulgated by Renaissance rhetoricians and in proverbial discourse. Cervantes finds these traditions particularly well-suited to discourse in the novel, which (...)
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    Metaphysical Desire in Girard and Plato.Sherwood Belangia - 2010 - Comparative and Continental Philosophy 2 (2):197-209.
    In Deceit, Desire, and the Novel, René Girard interprets a phenomenon he dubs “metaphysical desire” in which “metaphysical” signifies objects of attraction that are not physical things but rather intangible bi-products of mimetic entanglement—such as prestige or fame or social status. These “metaphysical objects” fuel the sometimes frenzied rivalry between the actors in their grip. Desire in the mimetic theory is always subject to mediation, and Girard distinguishes two modes of mediation: external and internal. In external mediation, the model stands (...)
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    The Aesthetics of Mimesis.Elizabeth Belfiore - 2003 - Ancient Philosophy 23 (1):235-239.
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    Plato on True and False Poetry.M. Pabst Battin - 1977 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 36 (2):163-174.
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    Plato’s Thought in the Making.J. D. Bastable - 1966 - Philosophical Studies 15:325-326.
  46. added 2015-02-23
    Plato's Objections to Mimetic Art.Bruce Aune - manuscript
    Admirers of Plato are usually lovers of literary art, for Plato wrote dramatic dialogues rather than didactic volumes and did so with rare literary skill. You would expect such a philosopher to place a high value on literary art, but Plato actually attacked it, along with other forms of what he called mimêsis, and argued that most of it should be banned from the ideal society that he described in the Republic. What objections did Plato have with mimêsis? Do those (...)
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