Summary of The Principles Of Aesthetics by Parker: Chapter VI

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Parker continues with his work as he discusses the evil in aesthetics and possible solutions to it.

Summary of The Principles Of Aesthetics by Dewitt H. Parker: Chapter VI

-Art is Sympathetic Representation
In this chapter, Parker discusses art as a sympathetic representation and how it related to aesthetics.

-Sympathetic Curiosity
In the next section of the chapter, Parker talks about what he calls “sympathetic curiosity." In this statement, Parker claims that this “sympathetic curiosity" is something that encompasses all images of life into an aesthetic process.

-The Tragic and The Pathetic
In the following portion, Parker discusses the tragic and pathetic models using Greek templates and compares them to aesthetics.

-The Comic
Parker wraps up the chapter by discussing the comic. Again, he uses the Greek model to define what the comic is. He also discusses why we laugh and why aesthetics are involved.


Aesthetics, Drama, Parker, Philosophical, Philosophy, Philosophy Of Mind

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author avatar Md Rezaul Karim
7th Jun 2012 (#)

Wow! so greatly presented and well written article. Thank you for sharing Easywriter.

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