Poeisis

Poiesis is a Greek term that means making, producing, creation, creative power or ability. Poiesis is contrasted with praxis, which means ‘doing’ or ‘acting’, by Plato and Aristotle. Excellent making requires techne, skill, while excellent doing requires arete, virtue.

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Poeisis

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Poiesis: making, producing, creation, creative power or ability. Poiesis is contrasted with praxis, doing something, by Plato and Aristotle. Excellent making requires techne, skill, while excellent doing requires arete, virtue.

See also Praxis

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