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By Christopher Hamilton

ISBN-10: 1780235895

ISBN-13: 9781780235899

A Philosophy of Tragedy explores the tragic situation of guy in modernity. the fashionable age locations us squarely prior to it: the sheer contingency of our life, our instability and homelessness, our unredeemed ache, our polluted after Auschwitz, our fractured relation to morality.
Christopher Hamilton attracts as a lot on literature as he does on philosophy, together with the tragic theatre, and doesn't easily suggest an account of our tragic yet explores the character of philosophy itself, offering a critique of philosophy's self-understanding. He contributes to the talk over 'the demise of tragedy', offers a critique of contemporary advantage ethics, indicates a unique interpretation of the evil of Auschwitz, and explores facets of the paintings of a few of these thinkers who've noticeable our as tragic, in addition to that of these who've refused to discover comfort for our tragic situation in philosophy - or something else.

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