Peter Ahrensdorf offers a sustained challenge to the prevailing view that Sophocles is an opponent of rationalism.Rationalism and Religion in Sophoclesa#39; Theban Plays Peter J. Ahrensdorf ... however, if one is devoted to onea#39;s city for the sake of onea#39;s family, does it make sense to sacrifice onea#39;s family for the sake of onea#39;s city? ... Creon, then, argues that Haemon should accept the execution of his bride, in the first place, because she is an enemy of his father and ... Creon stresses here that, if he were to spare Antigone after she has violated his laws, he would seem to be a weak ruler, the citizensanbsp;...
|Title||:||Greek Tragedy and Political Philosophy|
|Author||:||Peter J. Ahrensdorf|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2009-04-06|