Aristotle Quote

So poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history, for while poetry is concerned with universal truth, history treats of particular facts…The particular facts of the historian are what, say, Alcibiades did, or what happened to him.


Poetics ch. 9, 1451b 5–6

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So poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history, for while poetry is concerned with universal truth,...

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So poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history, for while poetry is concerned with universal truth,...

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So poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history, for while poetry is concerned with universal truth,...

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So poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history, for while poetry is concerned with universal truth,...