Greek tragedy and political philosophy : rationalism and religion in Sophocles' Theban plays (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Greek tragedy and political philosophy : rationalism and religion in Sophocles' Theban plays

Author: Peter J Ahrensdorf
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this book, Peter Ahrensdorf examines Sophocles' powerful analysis of a central question of political philosophy and a perennial question of political life: should citizens and leaders govern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Sophocles; Sophocles; Sophocles.; Sophocles; Sophocles; Sophocles; Sophocles; Sophocles; Sophocles.; Sophocles.; Sophocles.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Ahrensdorf
ISBN: 9781107699120 1107699126
OCLC Number: 753731063
Description: x, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Oedipus the tyrant and the limits of political rationalism --
Blind faith and enlightened statesmanship in Oedipus at Colonus --
The pious heroism of Antigone --
Conclusion: Nietzsche, Plato, and Aristotle on philosophy and tragedy.
Other Titles: Greek tragedy & political philosophy
Responsibility: Peter J. Ahrensdorf.

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'... written with intellectual clarity and that the author's views of Greek tragedy and philosophical literature are clearly worth becoming antiquated with.' Arctos

 
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