Mysticism, scepticism, Buddhism, art and poetry
Evil is like the romantic "sublime": it is beyond the limit, beyond the range and limits within which human nature can cope with reality and find balance. Evil generates a disproportionate lack of human balance. But the responses it evokes are disproportionate as well. They have been contaminated by the disproportionality evil brings about. The evil to which Hamlet is exposed in Shakespeare's Hamlet consists of fratricide, illegitimate succession, and incest. The coping strategy Hamlet is expected to practice is revenge. Does revenge represent a coping strategy that has the potential to balance the political, social, moral, and psychological wrong brought about by human evil? Shakespeare's work, and Hamlet in particular, tells the story of evil's complexities. Twelve literary critics will shed their light on Shakespeare's sense of tragic revenge.
Intellectual Biography and Critical Balance-Sheet
Originally published in Italian by Bollati Boringhieri Editore as Domenico Losurdo, Nietzsche, il ribelle aristocratico: Biografia intellettuale e bilancio critico, Turin, 2002.
’s character “effective” and meaningful. They warned against the dangers of a lack of balance in developing certain qualities (e.g. self-confidence) at the expense of others (helpfulness). A picture of general aims in life could help the individual to balance his character. 63 Interestingly, Griffiths and
how long and if he will regain emotional balance abroad; and Émilie decides to spend the rest of her life in a monastery as a nun. Emotionalist aspects can also be observed elsewhere in Way , for example in some passages, woven into the text, on poetical criticism. In these, al-Khūrī(‘s narrator
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iqtiṣād in the Ṭarīqa is significant, with Birgivī defining virtue—in classic Aristotelian fashion—as the golden mean between two extremes and thus as a point of moderation or balance. Part two ( al-bāb al-thānī ) of the Ṭarīqa is divided into three chapters, just like part one. The first of these
. 97 In 1863, he would speculate that in order to maintain nutrient cycles in a sustainable balance, it would be necessary to collect all the excrement of the town and return it to each farmer proportionally to the volume of produce he had supplied. 98 Liebig’s discovery of artificial fertilizers as