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dc.creatorWestfall, Douglas
dc.date.available2015-08-28T14:04:54Z
dc.date.issued2015-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346/63677
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines Edmund Burke's response to the paradox of tragedy in his Inquiry and argues that it is not a desire to experience sympathy that motivates our desire to encounter the tragic but rather a desire for sublimity.
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectSublime
dc.subjectParadox of Tragedy
dc.subjectEdmund Burke
dc.subjectDavid Hume
dc.titleEdmund Burke and the paradox of tragedy
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.disciplinePhilosophy
thesis.degree.grantorTexas Tech University
thesis.degree.departmentPhilosophy
dc.contributor.committeeMemberNathan, Daniel
dc.contributor.committeeChairHick, Darren H.
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