Single Idea 468

[catalogued under 21. Aesthetics / C. Artistic Issues / 7. Art and Morality]

Full Idea

In singing and playing the lyre, a boy will be likely to reveal not only courage and moderation, but also justice.

Gist of Idea

Musical performance can reveal a range of virtues


Damon (fragments/reports [c.460 BCE], B4), quoted by (who?) - where?

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.71