Essay on Aesthetics And The Classical Greek Era

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This paper reviews the concepts of Aesthetic philosophers and how their theories developed new standards of Aesthetics from the Classical Greek Era, to the Modern Era. The first section of this text describes the philosophers perspectives of Aesthetics during each era, an explanation as to what the philosophers concepts mean, and a possible example or reference to modern society. The second section of this text compares and contrasts the philosophers that have been discussed in this text. From the past to modern society, the perspectives and attitudes of Aesthetics has certainly evolved. Since the philosophy of Art and Beauty has begun, various philosophers have explored the topic of Aesthetics in order to create their concepts which are commonly recognized and practiced in modern times. Aristotle was the first philosopher to investigate the topic of Aesthetics during the Classical Greek Era. He had believed that there is no form without matter and no matter without form. This means that form and matter heavily rely on each other to build and create the aesthetic objects that we consistently witness throughout our lives. It is believed that Aristotle and Plato both had believed in the concept that art had involved imitation. This had expanded the concepts of Aesthetics tremendously because it had arised the comparison of true forms versus the world of appearances, which is believed to copy the true forms rather than being its own separate form. The only…

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