‘On Liberty’ Utilitarianism ‘On Liberty’, The canonical statement of Mill’s utilitarianism can be found in Utilitarianism. This philosophy has a long tradition, although Mill’s account is primarily influenced by Jeremy Bentham and Mill’s father James Mill. Mill’s famous formulation of utilitarianism is known as the “greatest-happiness principle”. It holds that one must always act so as
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Summary Socrates has already completed the main argument of the Republic, establishing justice and has proven to be valid. He turns to the question of poetry leads humans. Surprising move, banished poets from the city. He has three reasons to believe that poets unhealthy and dangerous. First, pretend to know all sorts of things, but
Introduction and overview Humans are curious by nature. They have sought to explore the reality of their creation. All religious doctrines, philosophical and scientific theories are the result of curiosity about the man. Journey to investigate the reality is quite old, but has remained as the history of Greek civilization; it seems that the starting
“The Poetics” is primarily about the Tragedy that is considered the highest form of poetry. Abercrombie says: “But the theory of Tragedy developed with such vision and understanding and becomes the kind of theory of literature.” Aristotle shows that imitation is the common basis of all the fine arts, which differ in their imitation of
Aristotle’s term “imitation”; Plato was the first to use the word in relation to poetry, but Aristotle in a specific sense breathed again. Imitation is no longer considered poetic imitation, but is considered an act of imaginative creation in which the poet drew his material from the world of phenomena, it is something new. In