Liberty and Responsibility in Classical Greek Theater and Philosophy


This colloquium examined the nature of freedom and responsibility through three of the greatest works of Greek tragedy, Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, together with Veatch’s primer in neo-Aristotelian ethics, Rational Man, recently published in Portuguese by Liberty Fund.


Conference Readings

Sófocles. A Trilogia Tebana. Rio de Janero: Jorge Zahar Ed., 2006.

Sóphocles. Antígona. Rio do Janeiro: Topbooks, 2006.

Veatch, Henry B.. O Homem Racional. Translated by Alves, Eduardo Francisco. Rio de Janero: Indiana University Press, Topbooks, Liberty Fund, 1962.