From the poetics aristotle's ideas about tragedy aristotle was one of the greatest philosophers of ancient greece a philosopher looks for ideal forms, and tries to explain the nature of reality the search for ideal forms led aristotle to explore many subjects his analysis of the ideal form of tragic plays became a guideline for.
Aristotelian philosophy and plays according to aristotelian philosophy a tragedy is a compressed development of a single plot aristotle's principles have been derived from greek mythology he studied their plays, which had been enacted and hence laid down a set of rules all playwrights and authors have followed his.
Hamlet as an aristotelian tragedy - according to the aristotelian view of tragedy, a tragic hero must fall through his or her own error however, an examination of ancient rhetoric and its development by the sophists and then a study on aristotle's theory on rhetoric and how he concluded his findings direct our attention to. His theory of tragedy has been its guide, and each tragedian has been interpreted according as his plays this treatise the standards of dramatic writing are supplied by sophocles and euripides' still, it seems some tatives of the species of greek tragedy which aristotle subjected to dis- section and analysis in his.
In aristotle's terminology, natural philosophy is a branch of philosophy examining the phenomena of the natural world, and includes fields that would be regarded today as physics, biology and other natural sciences aristotle's work encompassed virtually all facets of intellectual inquiry aristotle makes philosophy in the.
According to aristotle, tragedy has six main elements: plot, character, diction, thought, spectacle (scenic effect), and song (music), of which the first two are primary most of the poetics is devoted to analysis of the scope and proper use of these elements, with illustrative examples selected from many tragic dramas, especially. Aristotle considered the plot to be the soul of a tragedy, with character in second place the goal of tragedy is not suffering but the knowledge that issues from it, as the denouement issues from a plot the most powerful elements of emotional interest in tragedy, according to aristotle, are reversal of intention or situation.