Philosophy and Comedy: Aristophanes, Logos, and Eros

Philosophy and Comedy: Aristophanes, Logos, and Eros

by Bernard Freydberg
     
 


Reveals comedy's contributions to the philosophical enterpriseSee more details below

Overview


Reveals comedy's contributions to the philosophical enterprise

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253351067
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Studies in Continental Thought Series
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments

Introduction: On the Underlying Sense of Aristophanic Comedy

Part 1. Logos and Human Limits
1. Clouds and the Measuring of Logos
2. Wasps and the Limits of Logos

Part 2. Eros and Human Limits
3. Assemblywomen: Eros and Human Law
4. Lysistrata: Eros and Transcendence

Conclusion: Ridicule and Measure

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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