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A philosophy of tragedy, Christopher Hamilton

Label
A philosophy of tragedy
Title
A philosophy of tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 to offer a stirring account of our tragic state. In doing so he explores the nature of philosophy itself, the ways it has been understood and its relationship to humanity. The book ranges from the debate over the 'death of tragedy' to a critique of modern virtue ethics, offers a new interpretation of the evil of Auschwitz and explores the work of thinkers who have seen our tragic being as inherently inconsolable. A Philosophy of Tragedy shows how tragedy has been and continues to be a crucial part of the modern human experience - one from which we should not avert our eyes."--
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YDXCP
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1965-
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Hamilton, Christopher
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Tragic, The
  • Tragedy
  • Suffering
Label
A philosophy of tragedy, Christopher Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: philosophy and tragedy: a personal view -- Ontology -- Pollution -- Suffering -- Virtue, happiness and morality -- Among the ruins -- Some final thoughts
Control code
ocn920726825
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781780235899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)920726825
Label
A philosophy of tragedy, Christopher Hamilton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: philosophy and tragedy: a personal view -- Ontology -- Pollution -- Suffering -- Virtue, happiness and morality -- Among the ruins -- Some final thoughts
Control code
ocn920726825
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9781780235899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)920726825

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