Philosophy and Theatre: An Introduction by Tom Stern

By Tom Stern

The connection among philosophy and theatre is a critical topic within the writings of Plato and Aristotle and of dramatists from Aristophanes to Stoppard. the place Plato argued that playwrights and actors will be banished from the appropriate urban for his or her suspect imitations of fact, Aristotle argued that theatre, rather tragedy, used to be important for exciting our feelings and assisting us to knowing ourselves.

Despite this wealthy historical past the learn of philosophy and theatre has been mostly neglected in modern philosophy. this is often the 1st booklet to introduce philosophy and theatre. It covers key issues and debates, providing the contributions of significant figures within the heritage of philosophy, including:
• what's theatre?
• How does theatre evaluate with different arts?
• Theatre as imitation, together with Plato on "mimesis"
• fact and phantasm within the theatre, together with Nietzsche on tragedy
• Theatre as historical past theatre and morality, together with Rousseau's criticisms of theatre
• viewers and emotion, together with Aristotle on catharsis
• Theatre and politics, together with Brecht's Epic Theatre.

Including annotated additional interpreting and summaries on the finish of every bankruptcy, Philosophy and Theatre is a perfect start line for these learning philosophy, theatre reviews and comparable topics within the arts and humanities.(less)

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