Tragedy and the Philosophical Life: v. 1 Protagoras - A Response to Martha Nussbaum

Tragedy and the Philosophical Life: v. 1 Protagoras - A Response to Martha Nussbaum

By: Martha C. Beck (author)Hardback

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Present the philosophical life as a path out of tragedy and as an understanding of how the character of Socrates exemplifies that life. This study is in response to Martha Nussbaum's interpretation of Plato in The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.

About Author

Martha C. Beck is Head of Religion and Philosophy at Lyons College, Arkansas.

Contents

Vol. I; 1. Nussbaum's Position; 2. Response to Nussbaum; 3. Overview: the Protagoras and Tragedy; 4. Entering Protagoras' House: The Descent into Hades; 5. Themes in the Protagoras; 6. Characteristics of Intuition, the Highest Power of the Soul; 7. The Protagoras as Following the Literary Genre of Tragedy; 8. Response to "The Protagoras" A Science of Practical Reasoning".

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773458475
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780773458475
  • ISBN10: 0773458476

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