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“Good lives are made so by discipline.” Morals in Antigone (Sophocles)

This post contains spoilers. “Antigone in front of the dead Polynices” by Nikiforos Lytras, 1865. Antigone is a short play, first performed circa 450 BCE, that deals with open-ended questions around the power of the state, divine law versus moral law, and … Continue reading

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