[Grammar] The relationship between art and philosophy

Nikitus

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Hello.

Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

"The relationship between art and philosophy has existed since inmmemorial times, which can be seen represented in the phrase 'The aim of art is to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance', which was said by Plato."

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The usual phrase is "since time immemorial".
 

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If I correct the part "since time inmmemorial", the rest of the sentences is grammatically correct?
 

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Hello.

Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

"The relationship between art and philosophy has existed since inmmemorial times, which can be seen represented in the phrase 'The aim of art is to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance', which was said by Plato."

Thanks.

We would not use "represented" that way, and we usually wouldn't say "which was said by Plato," because it's too convoluted for natural speech.

We would say something more like:

- . . . since time immemorial, expressed by Plato, who said, ". . . .

- . . . since time immemorial. Plato said it well: ". . . .

- . . . since time immemorial. Plato put it this way: ". . . .

- . . . since time immemorial, and idea captured with the words, ". . . ," which Plato said.
 

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I think you'll find that

'The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance'

was said by Aristotle.

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