Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy: Rationalism and Religion in Sophocles' Theban Plays

Cambridge University Press (2009)
Abstract
Oedipus the tyrant and the limits of political rationalism -- Blind faith and enlightened statesmanship in Oedipus at colonus -- The pious heroism of Antigone -- Conclusion: Nietzsche, Plato, and Aristotle on philosophy and tragedy.
Keywords Political science Philosophy  Rationalism Political aspects  Religion and politics  Political plays, Greek History and criticism  Politics and literature  Greek drama (Tragedy History and criticism
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Call number JC73.A37 2009
ISBN(s) 0521515866   9780521515863   9781107699120
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