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Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition

Donald Stump

Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition

Essays in Honor of John M. Crossett (Texts and Studies in Religion ; V. 16)

by Donald Stump

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Error,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Christian theology,
  • England,
  • Greece,
  • Italy,
  • Latin,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Moral theology,
  • Crossett, John M

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8213578M
    ISBN 100889468052
    ISBN 109780889468054
    OCLC/WorldCa9685963

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Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition: Essays in Honor of John M. Crossett (Texts and Studies in Religion ; V. 16) 1st Edition by Donald Stump (Author) ISBN Cited by: 1. Hamartia The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition Essays in Honor of John M. Crossett Paperback – January 1, by Eleonore Stump, Donald, Arieti, James.

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Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Associated-names Stump, Donald V., ; Crossett, John M Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control)Pages:   In tragedy, hamartia is commonly understood to refer to the protagonist's error or tragic flaw that leads to a chain of plot actions culminating in a reversal from felicity to disaster.

What qualifies as the error or flaw can include an error resulting from ignorance, an error of judgement, a flaw in character, or a wrongdoing. concerning Aristotle’s concept of hamartia, that ‘it is a mistake of method to argue whether he means “an intellectual error” or “a moral flaw”.

The word is not so precise’ ‘Flaw’ here is wrongly selected, both given the contrast Murray wanted to draw and in the light of general.

Tragic heroes and heroines are often cognitively at fault, but this does not preclude the failing also being a moral one (pp.47). Typically, where a tragic protagonist’s hamartia is cognitive the error is culpable, ‘intellectual folly’ (p. 33) stemming from an identifiable defect of character, such that ‘tragic heroes are generally punished for faults that they exemplify’ (p.

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Volume III: Linguistics (); and. Explore books by Donald Stump with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ 31 shall be using hamartia here in the strict Aristotelian sense of "error" or "mistake in judgment"; it is not separated from the act that embodies the error.

For a discussion of the metaphysics of hamartia, see my "History, Hamartia, Herodotus" in Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition.

Eleonore Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy/5(24).

hamartia: [ ham-ahr´she-ah ] a defect of tissue combination during development. Hamartia: The Concept of Error in the Western Tradition: Essays in Honor of John Crosset, (with others), (Edwin Mellen Press, ). Simon of Faversham's Quaestiones super librum elenchorum, (with.

To thus question the facts of Oedipus's guilt is to bring to task tenets incorporated in Western tradition as a near gospel of guilt, judgment, and fate. Yet the concept of hamartia does not.

The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts - Amos Tutuola Topic: book. Una entrevista con Eleonore Stump. The Greek word often translated as tragic flaw is hamartia. Although its full meaning is controversial, it is widely understood to denote not only a flaw, defect, vice, or error, but one that drives the action to its calamitous end.

The tragedy of Justice Scalia. Examines the philosophical, poetic, theological, and dramatic aspects of Boethius's presentation of the supreme good in life in the third book of the Consolation Wright, F. and Sinclair, T. The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal.

Moving walls are generally represented in years. In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available. This work seeks to explore that question by analyzing key ideas and events in the Western legal tradition, including the Papal Revolution, the Protestant Reformations and the Enlightenment.

Addressing the role of law, morality and politics, it looks at the creation of orders which offer the possibility for global harmony, in particular the. The major Aristotelian concepts of pity and fear,hamartia, and catharsis are judged to occur in some dimensions of thetragic experience but not in others and Frye supplies no substitutionsfor them which would organize tragedy as a clearly unified territorywithin the wide landscape of.

Western philosophy - Western philosophy - Contemporary philosophy: Despite the tradition of philosophical professionalism established during the Enlightenment by Wolff and Kant, philosophy in the 19th century was still created largely outside the universities. Comte, Mill, Marx, Kierkegaard, and Schopenhauer were not professors, and only the German idealist school was rooted in academic life.

The Lost History of Western Civilization offers a way back from our errors, toward a more conscious reappropriation of a rich and complex heritage that is the source of so much that we prize about our way of life—including even our penchant for self-examination and self-criticism.

That Western heritage remains the shared ground on which we stand. In the more elevated domains of tragedy and ethics, the concept of “missing the mark” might be understood best as a kind of law of unintended consequences.

In his own rendering of hamartia, Dodds explains that this “error” is “an offense committed in ignorance of some material fact and therefore free from πονηρία [wickedness. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 64 College Avenue Piscataway, NJ Phone: Eleonore A.

Stump is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at St. Louis University and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center on Culture and Civil Society at the Independent Institute. She received her Ph.D. in medieval studies and philosophy from Cornell University.

Professor Stump has been President, Society of Christian Philosophers; President, American Catholic Philosophical. In addition to more than one hundred papers published in academic journals or as chapters in volumes of collected works, she is the editor of seven books, including Reason and Faith (), (with Michael Murray) Philosophy and Religion: The Big Questions (), (with Scott MacDonald) Aquinas’s Moral Theory, and (with Norman Kretzmann) The.

Adler could not be more on target in obliquely highlighting how far Modern thought has departed from the Western tradition of the Founders. The social construction of reality and postmodern subjectivism are the opposite of the self-evident truth of Thomas Reid and the scientific truth supported by evidence and the scientific method of Francis.

Language, but in the twentieth century Western philosophers stopped arguing for a better foundation and started questioning the attempt to establish one in the first place, as Jacques Derrida argues in his famous essay “Structure, Sign and Play in the Discourse of the Human Science” ().

The Western tradition can be seen, he says. Books The Form of Transformed Vision: Coleridge and the Knowledge of God, Foreword by Owen Barfield (Mercer University, ) Advice to the Serious Seeker: Meditations on the Teaching of Frithjof Schuon (State University of New York, ) Reclaiming the Great Tradition: Evangelicals, Catholics, and Orthodox in Dialogue, ed.

The paper, using textual analysis, provides extracts from William Shakespeare's King Lear as the main text to present King Lear as tragic hero. The study shows that the post-classical renaissance period portrays the tragic hero on the basis of weakness of character and is different from the Aristotelian concept of tragedy as hamartia, a going.

of poetics not only in the Western tradition, but truly of the world, with the richness of content and critical functions considered with relation to a global concept of world literature. Rogalski (ed.), (Milan: Editoriale Jaca Book SpA, ).

"Obligations: From the Beginning to the Early Fourteenth Century", in The Cambridge History of Later Medieval Philosophy (), pp. -Translated into Italian and reprinted as “Obbligazioni”, in La Logica nel Medioevo, Andrzej K.

Rogalski (ed.), (Milan: Editoriale Jaca Book SpA. Eleonore Stump (s) on yhdysvaltalainen tutkija.Hän toimii filosofian professorina St. Louisin n pätevyysalueita ovat keskiajan filosofia, uskonnonfilosofia ja on toiminut puheenjohtajana Amerikan filosofisen yhdistyksen keskusjaostossa sekä yhdistyksessä nimeltä The Society of Christian Philosophers.

Until that time, de Dijn argues, Western concepts of political freedom were dominated by the idea of popular self-government, a concept she labels “ancient liberty.” In the interests of political freedom the ancients promoted equality, including economic equality, to prevent domination by wealthy and powerful individuals.

Taking examples from the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the Poetics introduced into literary criticism such central concepts as mimesis ('imitation'), hamartia ('error') and katharsis ('purification').

Aristotle explains how the most effective tragedies rely on complication and resolution, recognition and reversals. HUSSEY, S.S. "The Difficult Fifth Book of Troilus and Criseyde." Modern Language Review 67 () Attributes several "oddities" of Book Five of Troilus and Criseyde to the possibility that Chaucer did not revise and integrate this book as he did the others.

The book lacks a proem, contains much rhetorical "padding," and jumbles its. Taylor argues that the Spirit is such a compelling book and has been so widely adopted because it reflects a poignant genre of tragedy. Explain what kind of plot organization is involved in the genre of tragedy.

What is hamartia and how is it central to the unfolding of tragedy. The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics brings the authority, liveliness, and multi-disciplinary scope of the Handbook series to a fascinating theme in philosophy and the arts.

Jerrold Levinson has assembled a hugely impressive range of talent to contribute 48 brand-new essays, making this the most comprehensive guide available to the theory, application, history, and future of the field.a symbol, theme, setting, or character type that recurs in different times and places in myth, literature, folklore, dreams and rituals so frequently or prominently as to suggest that it embodies some essential element of universal human experience; first type/prototype; early patterns of something; femme fatal- woman that leads hero into danger, hero's journey archetype- one of the most.The word hamartia is rooted in the notion of missing the mark (hamartanein) and covers a broad spectrum that includes accident and mistake, as well as wrongdoing, error, or sin.

In Nicomachean Ethics, hamartia is described by Aristotle as one of the three kinds of injuries that a person can commit against another person.