Alex Neill - the Paradox of Tragedy

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Aug 3, 200816m
Alex Neill - the Paradox of Tragedy
Aug 3 '0816m
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How can we enjoy watching tragedy when it is a genre that deals with suffering and pain? In this episode of  the Philosophy Bites podcast Alex Neill explains what the paradox of tragedy is, and shows how he thinks it can be dissolved. He also relates this discussion to related questions about our experience of horror movies.

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