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The Oedipus plays of Sophocles : philosophical perspectives

Author: Paul Woodruff
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Series: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophers and classicists examine Sophocles' treatment of Oedipus, the man who did not know himself, in these new essays. They discuss barriers to self-knowledge and an old man's quest for serenity, and explore the question: is it better not to be born at all, or better, once born, to die young rather than live a long life?
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Named Person: Sophocles; Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Oedipus, (Greek mythological figure); Sophocles.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Woodruff
ISBN: 9780190669485 0190669489
OCLC Number: 1048604417
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource.
Series Title: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature
Responsibility: Paul Woodruff.

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