What is Mythology?

â?¢ How is the word myth used popularly? For example, what does the statement, "It's a myth" mean? In contrast, how is the word myth used in the academic context? After considering the definition in your textbooks and course materials, write a definition in your own words. â?¢ Why do myths from...

Concepts of Beauty contrasting Plato and Nietzsche.

What is beauty? When one examines this question from the alternate view points of a spectator versus a producer of art, one arrives at distinct answers. How does examining the contrasting approach of Plato and Nietzsche in regards to concepts of beauty illustrate a historical shift within both phi...

Criteria for Defining Beauty, Goodness and Quality

1. What makes a thing beautiful? 2. Why do we pay good money to listen to music that depresses us or watch movies that make us cry? 3. What makes the "Birth of Venus" a piece of art and Playboy centerfold a piece of pornography?

What is the Philosophy of Beauty and Art?

What is art and what is beauty? I really need help with this subject. Are there any principle issues within this subject, if so what, who are the major contributors relating to this.

Beauty is examined.

Below I am asking three separate questions, the first question is just a difference in opinion. The second and third question I need some explanation as I am confused about the differences. My thought to question one is no they all all different in their own way, but I would like your opinion and wh...

Aristotle's ideas about art...

What did art mean to Aristotle? How does he make distinctions between such things as poetic art, history, tragedy, comedy and the likes?