TITLE

AT ONE WITH PLATO

AUTHOR(S)
Fleming, Rudd
PUB. DATE
June 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;6/2/52, Vol. 126 Issue 22, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the book "Essays in Criticism," by E. Jordan. The collection of essays by Jordan is highly controversial; indeed his book might even be called cantakerous; for he is against all modern art, criticism and philosophy; or, rather, he denies that there is any modern art, criticism or philosophy. Professor Jordan is a Platonist who would assign to the poet a place in his Republic nearest the philosopher. Plato's philosophy is a constant motive throughout these essays and in Professor Jordan's work as a whole; but the "world" for Professor Jordan must be real in every possible sense including the simplest and most obvious.
ACCESSION #
14465623

 

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