Hegel and Greek Tragedy

Hegel and Greek Tragedy

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The present study is dedicated to the different interpretations of Greek tragedy proposed in the writing of G.W.F. Hegel. It explicates how and in what sense Hegel s investigation in tragedy parallels the development of his philosophy from his early theological writings to his system of absolute idealism, and thereby defends the view that this investigation is linked to a concern with politics in the modern world.qWe know that Hegel took an interest in tragedy and in the tragic concept of fate since his student days in Tubingen. ... moreover, in his piece on the Life of Jesus; and when he was still in Frankfurt, he undertook an essay on fate in Schillera#39;s Wallenstein. ... Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, translated by R. Fagles, introductions and notes by B. Knox (New York: Penguin Classics, 1984), p.

Title:Hegel and Greek Tragedy
Author:Martin Thibodeau, Hans-Jakob Wilhelm
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2013


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