Princeton, USA: Princeton University Press (2002)

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Stephen Halliwell
University of St. Andrews
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A comprehensive reassessment of the concept of mimesis in the history of ancient Greek aesthetics and philosophy of art, with particular attention to Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic philosophy, and neoplatonism. There is also a wide-ranging review of arguments pro and contra the idea of artistic mimesis from the Renaissance to modern literar theory. The book challenges standard accounts in numerous respects and builds a new dialectical model with which to make sense of the entire history of mimeticist thinking in aesthetics.
Keywords mimesis  aesthetics  imitation  Plato  Aristotle  neoplatonism
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