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Author Schmidt, Dennis J.

Title On Germans & other Greeks : tragedy and ethical life / Dennis J. Schmidt
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 337 pages)
Series Studies in Continental thought
Studies in Continental thought.
Contents Contents; In Lieu of a Preface; Key to Frequently Cited Works; Questions; 1 Plato; 2 Aristotle; Interlude: Kant and Schelling; Appendix A: The Earliest System-Program of German Idealism (1796); Appendix B: Tenth Letter on Dogmatism and Criticism; 3 Hegel; 4 Hölderlin; Appendix C: Letter to Böhlendorff; Appendix D: Letter to Brother; Appendix E: In lovely blueness . . .Ž; Appendix F: Empedocles; Appendix G: The Death of Empedocles; 5 Nietzsche; 6 Heidegger; Appendix H: Heidegger's Translation of the Choral Ode from Antigone (1935)
Appendix I: Hölderlin's Translation of the Choral Ode from Antigone (1804)Convictions and Suspicions; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary Tracing the efforts of philosophers to appropriate the issues opened up by tragedy as a literary form, Dennis Schmidt makes the argument that in the struggle to come to terms with the issues raised by tragedy, new and progressive avenues for addressing the questions of ethic life have come to the fore
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Ethics.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804 -- Influence.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Criticism -- Germany -- History.
Ethics -- Germany -- History.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Appreciation -- Germany.
Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Genre/Form Tragedies (Drama)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253108624 (electronic bk.)
0253338689 (alk. paper)
9780253108623 (electronic bk.)
9780253338686 (alk. paper)
Other Titles On Germans and other Greeks