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A philosophy of tragedy

Author: Christopher Hamilton
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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A Philosophy of Tragedy explores the tragic condition of man in modernity. Nietzsche knew it, as have countless characters in literature, and the modern age places us squarely before it: the sheer contingency and instability of our existence, our homelssness, our unredeemed suffering, our fractured relation to morality. Christopher Hamilton draws as much on literature, including the tragic theatre, as on philosophy  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hamilton
ISBN: 9781780235899 1780235895
OCLC Number: 1051716119
Description: 174 str. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Christopher Hamilton.

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Explores the tragic condition of humanity in the modern age, draws as much on literature as it does on philosophy, and proposes not only an account of our tragic condition, but also critiques the  Read more...

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