The Resource The passion of infinity : Kierkegaard, Aristotle and the rebirth of tragedy, Daniel Greenspan

The passion of infinity : Kierkegaard, Aristotle and the rebirth of tragedy, Daniel Greenspan

Label
The passion of infinity : Kierkegaard, Aristotle and the rebirth of tragedy
Title
The passion of infinity
Title remainder
Kierkegaard, Aristotle and the rebirth of tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Greenspan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Passion of Infinity generates a historical narrative surrounding the concept of the irrational as a threat which rational culture has made a series of attempts to understand and relieve. It begins with a reading of Sophocles' Oedipus as the paradigmatic figure of a reason that, having transgressed its mortal limit, becomes catastrophically reversed. It then moves through Aristotle's ethics, psychology and theory of tragedy, which redefine reason's collapses in moral-psychological rather than religious terms. By changing the way in which the irrational is conceived, and the nature of its re
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
128/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
B4377
LC item number
.G7195 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Kierkegaard studies. Monograph series,
Series volume
19
Label
The passion of infinity : Kierkegaard, Aristotle and the rebirth of tragedy, Daniel Greenspan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-326) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient Greece -- Reason and the irrational : Sophocles' Oedipus tyrannus -- Literature and moral psychology : from Homer to Sophocles -- Aristotle's Poetics : Oedipus and the problem of tragedy -- Psuchē redux : philosophy and the new psychology -- Psychologizing Oedipus : reason and unreason in Aristotle's ethics -- Golden age Denmark -- Kierkegaard's retrieval of Greek tragedy -- Tragedy as historical idea : Either/or's "ancient drama reflected in the modern" -- Stages on life's way : Hamartia after modernity -- Fear and trembling : tragedy, comedy and the heroism of Abraham -- The concept of anxiety : fate and the tragic logos of a second ethics -- Beyond eudaimonism : tragic virtue and the practice of eternity -- Moral psychology in the pseudonyms, search for a method -- Ethics contra ethics : Climacus on eternal happiness and tragic virtue -- Kierkegaard and the tragedy of authorship
Control code
ocn608623238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 336 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110211177
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36051299
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)608623238
  • pebcs1283397250

Library Locations

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