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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENGL 477 - Philosophy and Tragedy

This class is an exploration of a long running debate about the merits and limitations of human rationality and the power of the arts by comparing philosophical works about tragedy (e.g., Aristotle, Hegel, Nietzsche) with literary and performative works of tragedy (e.g., Antigone, Bacchae, King Lear).

Cross-listed and Dual-listed PHIL 477/577, CLHU 477/577, ENGL 477/577, and THEA 477

Credits: 3

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