Tragedy and Philosophy

Walter Kaufmann, Tragedy and Philosophy (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1969)

Summary from the Publisher:

A critical re-examination of the views of Plato, Aristotle, Hegel and Nietzsche on tragedy. Ancient Greek tragedy is revealed as surprisingly modern and experimental, while such concepts as mimesis, catharsis, hubris and the tragic collision are discussed from different perspectives.

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