By Christopher Hamilton

A Philosophy of Tragedy explores the tragic situation of guy in modernity. the trendy age areas us squarely prior to it: the sheer contingency of our life, our instability and homelessness, our unredeemed affliction, our polluted situation after Auschwitz, our fractured relation to morality.
Christopher Hamilton attracts as a lot on literature as he does on philosophy, together with the tragic theatre, and doesn't easily suggest an account of our tragic situation yet explores the character of philosophy itself, delivering a critique of philosophy's self-understanding. He contributes to the controversy over 'the dying of tragedy', presents a critique of recent advantage ethics, indicates a singular interpretation of the evil of Auschwitz, and explores points of the paintings of a few of these thinkers who've visible our situation as tragic, in addition to that of these who've refused to discover comfort for our tragic in philosophy - or something else.

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