Video from the lectures by Robert Crawford and Derek Gladwin for the Repetition Compulsion theme, March 2015.
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After somehow managing to get through The Republic, I was under the impression that I would never again have so many questions about a single piece of writing. As usual, I was wrong. Looking back on Sophocles’ Antigone, I realize that there are many little things that confuse me now that I seem not to have noticed […]
Here is Albert Camus on Sisyphus in 1942: “the gods. . . thought with some reason that there is no more dreadful punishment than futile and hopeless labor.” This, as Jill Fellows pointed out in her discussion of Camus is … Continue reading →