Southern Illinois University Press (1988)

Abstract
Through a close reading of Sophocles’ Ajax, Descartes’ Discourse on Method, and Plato's Meno, Davis argues that ancient tragedy and modern science are alternative responses to the human longing for autonomy or striving to be a god.
Keywords Science   Sophocles   Descartes, René   Plato
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