[PW] tragic hero references in philosophy

Katherine Harper kharper4 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 10:34:07 PST 2016

Nietzsche used Goethe's *The Sorrows of Young Werther* in several
philosophical works and quoted from the book in his letters. For specific
titles, Google "Nietzsche Werther" without the quotation marks and scroll
past the many references to a gloomy rock band that combines their names.


Katherine Harper, Ph.D.

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On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 1:22 PM, Bales, Stephen E <sbales at library.tamu.edu>

> Howdy. I have a philosophy grad student that is doing her dissertation on
> tragic heroes in modern philosophy. She is composing a list of
> classical/tragic heroes that appear in the works of philosophers like
> Nietzsche, Sartre, and Heidegger. I have been able to find several books
> that cover greek tragedy and modern philosophy but was wondering if anybody
> had any suggestions for useful resources. I tried searching philosopher's
> index and MLA with little luck. Maybe there is a published bibliography or
> something available?
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