Aristotle on Catharsis

Following my reading of Nietzsche’s Birth of Tragedy, I have become fascinated with the relationship between Philosophy and Art, namely Aesthetics, and the Metaphysics of Appearances. This is certainly an area I intend to explore more fully, especially Nietzsche’s controversial opinion that Euripides (through the machinations of Socrates) brought about the downfall of Tragic Art. In […]

Short Passages

Time permitting, I shall make it a project of mine to compile shorter works of prose and poetry that I can try my hand at translating. Here I have in mind elegiac poems, speeches and the like. If I can, I shall also provide the text where I can find the original Greek. Οὖτις