Sorry to bother peps but much help is appreciated, I'm currently studying English Literature and I'm trying to understand the difference between materialist tragedy and idealist tragedy, however I'm really confused by these definitions as materialist can apply to economic materialism or the philosophical concept. The book I'm studying from defines it as "emphasizing the facts of human exsistance and states tragedy is not the result of metaphysical forces but actions of human beings and societies in which they live". However I fail to understand how this fits with the philosophical definition; " which holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all phenomena, including mental phenomena and consciousness, are results of material interactions." If someone could explain in reasonable simple or best as you can that would be so useful!
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- 04-05-2016 20:40
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- 06-05-2016 22:03
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