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Desiring the good: motivational development in Aristotle's Nicomachean ethics
(The University of Bergen, 2011-02-01)
According to Aristotle in his Nicomachean Ethics, character-development is closely connected to perception and our emotional pull towards objects of desire. The problem is, though The Ethics is brimming with a variety of ...
Inexpression: Desire and language in Samuel Beckett's short prose
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-22)
This thesis examines expressions of lack and desire in three of Samuel Beckett's early texts. This examination is grounded in Beckett's artistic ideal, which states that artistic expression is doomed to fail.