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Personality in Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy

Christopher Gill

Personality in Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy

the self in dialogue

by Christopher Gill

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism,
  • Self in literature,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism,
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism,
  • Personality in literature,
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher Gill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3015.S4 G55 1998, PA3015.S4 G55 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 510 p. ;
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18819016M
    ISBN 100198152329
    LC Control Number98037450
    OCLC/WorldCa39158994

    Aristotle on tragedy: Aristotle's Poetics. Aristotle's answers to Plato's 4 principal arguments against tragedy: (1) Poetry is a skill, with rational rules (like shipbuilding or any other skill), and not really a process of inspiration. C. Gill, Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue (Oxford, ), Journal of Hellenic Studies (), A. W. Johnson, D. Price-Williams, Oedipus Ubiquitous: The Family Complex in World Folk Literature (Stanford, ), Classics Ireland 6 (),

    Get this from a library! Wounded heroes: vulnerability as a virtue in ancient Greek literature and philosophy. [Marina McCoy] -- McCoy examines how Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy offer important insights into the nature of human vulnerability especially how Greek thought extols the recognition and proper acceptance of. Reframes philosophical understanding of, and engagement with, tragedy. In The Tragedy of Philosophy Andrew Cooper challenges the prevailing idea of the death of tragedy, arguing that this assumption reflects a problematic view of both tragedy and philosophy—one that stifles the profound contribution that tragedy could provide to philosophy today.

    Four related themes in Greek thought are examined in this book: (1) personality and self, (2) ethics and values (3) individuals and communities, and (4) the idea of nature as a moral norm. Although the focus is on Greek philosophy (the Presocratics, Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic period), links between philosophy and literature or the wider culture are also explored. The book combines a. Critical Essay Aristotle on Tragedy In the Poetics, Aristotle's famous study of Greek dramatic art, Aristotle ( B.C.) compares tragedy to such other metrical forms as comedy and stevefrithphotography.com determines that tragedy, like all poetry, is a kind of imitation (mimesis), but adds that it has a serious purpose and uses direct action rather than narrative to achieve its ends.


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This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer and Greek Tragedy and Philosophy. The focus is on the norms of personality in Greek psychology and ethics. Gill argues that the key to understanding Greek thought of this Personality in Greek epic is to counteract the subjective and individualistic aspects of our own thinking about the stevefrithphotography.com by: Get this from a library.

Personality in Greek epic, tragedy, and philosophy: the self in dialogue. [Christopher Gill] -- "This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer, Greek tragedy, and philosophy. The focus is on norms of personality in.

This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer, Greek tragedy, and philosophy. The focus in on norms of personality in Greek psychology and ethics. The key thesis is that, to understand Greek thinking of this type, we need to counteract the subjective and individualistic aspects of our own thinking about the self.

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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Jul 16,  · This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer, Greek tragedy, and philosophy.

The focus is on norms of personality in Greek psychology and ethics. tragedy The key thesis is that, to understand Greek thinking of this type, we need to counteract the subjective and individualistic aspects of our own thinking about the self/5(7).

Mar 01,  · Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue. Oxford: Clarendon Press, vii 1 pp.

Cloth, $ Oxford: Clarendon Press, vii 1 pp. Cloth, $ Gill’s book is a wide-ranging attempt to improve our understanding of Greek poetic and philosophical thinking about the self and its role in ethics. In his final, sixth chapter, Gill concentrates less on the exegesis of particular Greek passages or the unravelling of problems in ancient Greek philosophy, and focuses more on the theoretical aspects of his analysis, comparing, in particular, ancient Greek ideas about selfhood, as uncovered in this book, with modern theories, in order to.

This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in Homer, Greek tragedy, and philosophy. The focus is on norms of personality in Greek psychology and ethics. The key thesis is that, to understand Greek thinking of this type, we need to counteract the subjective and individualistic aspects of our own thinking about the self.

This is a major study of conceptions of selfhood and personality in three key areas of ancient Greek thought: epic, tragedy, and philosophy. It is an original contribution to the history of ideas about the self, and combines this with striking new interpretations of the.

A current focus is on Stoic philosophy and its significance in the contemporary philosophical context. He is the author of Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue (), The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought (), and Naturalistic Psychology in Cited by: 1.

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In The Death of Tragedy () George Steiner outlined the characteristics of Greek tragedy and the traditions that developed from that period. In the Foreword () to a new edition of his book Steiner concluded that ‘the dramas of Shakespeare are not a renascence of or a humanistic variant of the absolute tragic model.

“I should have praise and honor for what I have done: All these men here would praise me. Were their lips not frozen shut with fear of you.

Ah the good fortune of kings. A current focus is on Stoic philosophy and its significance in the contemporary philosophical context. He is the author of Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue (), The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought (), and Naturalistic Psychology in Author: Christopher Gill.

Jan 17,  · This is my presentation for my MA English class. You are free to modify, share, redistribute and add to it in any way you like. *I do not own the images used in the presentation. The Philosophy of Tragedy From Plato to Ž i ž ek This book is a comprehensive survey of the philosophy of tragedy from antiquity to the present.

From Plato to Ž i ž ek the focal ques-tion has been: Why, in spite of its distressing content, do we value tragic drama. What is. The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought 1st Edition. His study also tackles issues about the historical study of selfhood and the relationship between philosophy and literature, Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue Christopher Gill.

stevefrithphotography.com by: The Apollonian and Dionysian is a philosophical and literary concept and dichotomy/dialectic, based on Apollo and Dionysus in Greek stevefrithphotography.com Western philosophical and literary figures have invoked this dichotomy in critical and creative works, most notably Friedrich Nietzsche and later followers.

In Greek mythology, Apollo and Dionysus are both sons of Zeus. Sep 21,  · The book does not [End Page ] attempt to address in detail many aspects of these (relatively neglected) plays that have been extensively discussed by other critics. Instead Wright focuses on the plays' generic status, their possible mythical innovations, their remote settings, and their philosophy and theology.

From the Poetics by Aristotle devoted to literary criticism, only the first part – mainly dedicated to the tragedy – was stevefrithphotography.com forgotten by commentators, it nevertheless had a great influence, since Aristotle’s Poetics has given birth to three concepts crucial for psychology, social sciences, and philosophy of art: mimesis, catharsis and unity of action.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 stevefrithphotography.coms: 1.Two earlier books were on ancient conceptions of personality or self: The Structured Self in Hellenistic and Roman Thought (), and Personality in Greek Epic, Tragedy, and Philosophy: The Self in Dialogue (), both also published by Oxford.

The latter book was awarded a Runciman Prize in