Signos Filosóficos 14 (28):113-142 (2012)

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El artículo ofrece una interpretación de la controversial y aparentemente inaceptable caracterización de la poesía desarrollada por Platón en la República. Los objetivos principales de la discusión son: aclarar las motivaciones de dicha caracterización, desentrañar los múltiples y discontinuos argumentos que la componen, y evaluar críticamente sus aciertos y sus límites. Se concluye que no todas las posturas que adopta Platón frente a la poesía son insostenibles, y que cuando sí lo son las razones para ello resultan particularmente esclarecedoras. The article offers an interpretation of the controversial and apparently unacceptable characterization of poetry developed in Plato's Republic. The main objectives of the discussion are: to clarify the motivations for such characterization, to disentangle the various and discontinuous arguments that compose it, and to critically evaluate its limitations and the extent of its defensibility. It is concluded that not all the positions adopted by Plato with respect to poetry are unsustainable, and that when they are, this is due to reasons which result particularly revealing
Keywords CENSURA   CULTURA   EDUCACIÓN   POESÍA   REPÚBLICA  CENSORSHIP   CULTURE   EDUCATION   POETRY   REPUBLIC  CENSURA   CULTURA   EDUCACIÓN   POESÍA   REPÚBLICA  CENSORSHIP   CULTURE   EDUCATION   POETRY   REPUBLIC
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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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