The positive impact of music on ideal society according to philosophers’ perspective

Israa Ibrahim, Siti Ruqayah Haj Tabab


The importance of ethics is not limited to certain type of expression but the action that express it. However, in some cases we found that artist plays the feelings of the audience as happening nowadays, and some singers exploit young girls in most of their songs in order to increase the sexual excitement of audience, which is a contrary to the perspective of Plato of ideal city, and this because Plato believed it would to reinforce the wisdom of mind, and he talked about “music should avoid extremism or recklessness, and if music radicalize and go for extremism then it would kill the wisdom of mind and rule of reasons, and damage human happiness .

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