By Veronique M. Foti
Friedrich Hölderlin needs to be thought of not just an important poet but in addition a philosophically very important philosopher inside German Idealism. In either capacities, he was once crucially preoccupied with the query of tragedy, but, unusually, this e-book is the 1st in English to discover absolutely his philosophy of tragedy. targeting the concept of Hegel, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Reiner Schürmann, Véronique M. Fóti discusses the tragic delivering German philosophy that started on the shut of the eighteenth century to supply a ancient and philosophical context for an engagement with Hölderlin. She is going directly to study the 3 fragmentary models of Hölderlin’s personal tragedy, The demise of Empedocles, including similar essays, and his interpretation of Sophoclean tragedy. Fóti additionally addresses the connection of his personality Empedocles to the pre-Socratic thinker and concludes through interpreting Heidegger’s discussion with Hölderlin referring to tragedy and the tragic.
Véronique M. Fóti is Professor of Philosophy at Penn nation at college Park and the writer of Vision’s Invisibles: Philosophical Explorations, additionally released via SUNY Press, and Heidegger and the Poets: Poiesis/Sophia/Techne.
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