[Download] ✤ The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy ➸ Martha C. Nussbaum – Submitalink.info

[Download] ✤ The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy ➸ Martha C. Nussbaum – Submitalink.info A Study Of Ancient Greek Views About Moral Luck In Which The Author Examines Both Literary And Philosophical Texts This Analysis Of The Views Of The Ancient Greeks Addresses Major Issues In Contemporary Ethical Theory As Well As Their Relationship To Relevant Literary Works.


10 thoughts on “The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy

  1. James James says:

    Martha Nussbaum s genius for inductive thinking starting with the specific and working toward the general is apparent on virtually every page of this monumental work It s so monumental I basically read it via the index, following her reasoning and skipping around as a page or passage caught my eye Her chapter on Plato s Symposium is a most bri


  2. Paul Crider Paul Crider says:

    As someone who has read quite a bit of later Nussbaum, finally getting to this, her first major book that I know of, was a treat Most of the themes she takes up in her later works already make some appearance here a defense of emotions and their cognitive bases, a positive normative view of hum...


  3. Dr. A Dr. A says:

    Read this and reviews of other classics in Western Philosophy on the History page of www.BestPhilosophyBooks.org a thinkPhilosophy Production There is this conundrum in moral philosophy that, even if you cultivate a good character and act always intent on doing the right thing, fate may intervene to throw some bad luck your way so that, what h


  4. Noé Ajo caamaño Noé Ajo caamaño says:

    Una de esas obras preciosas, de una belleza y calidad que se encuentran pocas veces en una vida.


  5. Jim Robles Jim Robles says:

    I enjoyed this one Professor Nussbaum has an amazing grasp of a phenomenally wide range of aspects of the central challenges of our lives.The Chapter 11 treatment of Aristotle s view of the dialectic between luck and rationality is very good and also relevant The eudiamon life does require the resources that come to those with good fortune At the same time pl


  6. Elizabeth Pyjov Elizabeth Pyjov says:

    Lucid and beautiful about Antigone It is also a play about teaching and learning, about changing one s vision of the world, about losing one s grip on what looked like secure truth and learning a elusive kind of wisdom 52.


  7. Lukas op de Beke Lukas op de Beke says:

    A few lines of thought expressed in this book have stuck with me First, Nussbaum breathes new life in the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides She makes the compelling case that plays like Antigone, Agamemnon, the Seven against Thebes were not merely pieces of drama, produced for the amusement of the Athenian public, but were in fact also permeated by eval


  8. Andrew Andrew says:

    if activities are the main thing in life, as we said, nobody who is makarios will ever become basely wretched For he will never engage in hateful and base actions We think that the really good and reasonable person will bear his luck with dignity and always do the finest thing possible given the circumstances, just as the good general will make the most warlike use of th


  9. Brandon Brandon says:

    I ve only read Ch 8 Saving Aristotle s appearances, but the book is worth checking out for that chapter alone She does an excellent job of describing and justifying Aristotle s ordinary language method of philosophizing and distinguishing him from Wittgenstein.


  10. Joan Lieberman Joan Lieberman says:

    Is someone lucky or blessed The distance between survival and disaster is ceaselessly changing and most of us have absolutely no control over what happens Why are we here and why do some prosper and other live lives of despair


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