6 edition of On the Classical Tradition (The Complete Prose Works of Matthew Arnold, Vol I) (The Complete Prose Works of Matthew Arnold, Vol 1) found in the catalog.
August 1, 1960
by University of Michigan Press
Written in English
|Contributions||R. H. Super (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||290|
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Originally published inGilbert Highet's seminal The Classical Tradition is a herculean feat of comparative literature and a landmark publication in the history of classical reception. As Highet states in the opening lines of his Preface, this book outlines "the chief ways in which Greek and Latin influence has moulded the literatures of western Europe and America".Cited by: Gilbert Highet's 'The Classical Tradition' gives its reader a thorough walk through of the parts that Grecco-Roman classics have played in the Western Literary Tradition.
Beyond this, it is a reminder of how the classics (of any intellectual tradition, really) may function to inspire contemporary works of art, serving to lend a richer /5.
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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife of Greco-Roman antiquity in later Western cultures and a ground-breaking reinterpretation of large aspects of Western culture as a whole from a classical perspective.
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Magic is interpreted in a very broad sense, and the book includes discussions of Neoplatonic theurgy, Hermetic astrological talismans, the occult activities of oracles and witches, demon-possession, popular beliefs and party. This bibliography will give comprehensive coverage to published commentary in English on Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition during the period from Doctoral dissertations will also be included.
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A Companion to the Classical Tradition accommodates the pressing need for an up-to-date introduction and overview of the growing field of reception studies.
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This book presents the theoretical and practical arguments for liberalism in the classical tradition. The foundation of liberalism, Mises says, rests on an understanding and appreciation of private property, social cooperation, the freedom idea, ethics and morality, democracy, and the.
PREFACE, The term “liberalism,” from the Latin “liber” meaning “free,” referred originally to the philosophy of freedom. It still retained this meaning in Europe when this book was written () so that readers who opened its covers expected an analysis of the freedom philosophy of classical liberalism.
"Liberalism: The Classical Tradition" is a good and an important book. However, the book is written with certain presuppositions in mind, such as the importance of division of labor and private ownership of the means of production/5. The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education introduces readers to a paradigm for understanding a classical education that transcends the familiar 3-stage pattern of grammar, logic, and rhetoric.
Instead, this book describes the liberal arts as a central part of a larger and more robust paradigm of classical. Eric Ormsby reviews "The Classical Tradition," edited by Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most and Salvatore Settis. The Classical Tradition does full justice to the complexity of this millenial story: Highet shows us both how ancient books shaped later readers, and how medieval and modern writers used classical elements to build their own, distinctive literatures.
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