the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by the individual in relationship with others
the study of the nature of beauty and of art
father of ethics
called on Athenians to examine their own lives and to think seriously about the real meaning of life
who said "the unexamined life is not worth living"
this was at the center of Socrates' thinking; it is immortal and much more important than the body
impiety and corrupting youth
Socrates was arrested for...
fell under the influence of Socrates
Plato's masterwork about an ideal political state
the skill of knowing and making; for Plato, art derived primarily from the skill of this
believed that art must be judged by the statesman
student at Plato's academy
Alexander the Great
who Plato tutored
school Aristotle set up
founder of formal logic
Aristotle's major aesthetic work
symmetry, harmony, and definition are all elements of...
an artistic style and cultural perspective based on principles associated with the art and thought of Ancient Greece and Rome
"anti-classical"; moves away from classical principles and toward reflections of emotion and naturalistic depiction
plot, character, thought, diction, music, and spectacle
6 elements of tragedy
asserts the dignity of humanity, as well as the existence of larger moral forces; constitutes a positive experience, which evokes a purging of fear and pity in the audience
first Greek tragedian
wrote Oedipus the King
Theatre of Dionysus
earliest theater still in existence
Greek music was...
dance reflected both _____ and _____ styles
dance was characterized by...
copied Greek originals, changing the location to Rome and inserting details of Roman domestic life
his plays appeal directly to the emotions, not the intellect
not popular in his time because he was more intellectual
when Romans would watch animals fights and executions for entertainment
gladiators displayed this when they died fighting; "honor above life"
serious and interpretive dance form popular in ancient Rome