By Christopher Hamilton
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 yet explores the character of philosophy itself, supplying a critique of philosophy's self-understanding. He contributes to the controversy over 'the dying of tragedy', presents a critique of contemporary advantage ethics, indicates a singular interpretation of the evil of Auschwitz, and explores elements of the paintings of a few of these thinkers who've obvious our as tragic, in addition to that of these who've refused to discover comfort for our tragic situation in philosophy - or whatever else.
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