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Ethics in Antigone

Summary: From the times of kings and warlords to the days of presidents and peacekeepers, men and women have often found themselves in a position where their ethics are being questioned.
From the times of kings and warlords to the days of presidents and peacekeepers, men and women have often found themselves in a position where their ethics are being questioned. Society has seen leaders of the world go against their moral reasoning for the "good of the people." A Greek thinker, Aristotle, wrote in The Ethics, "It is the way that we behave in our dealings with other people that makes us just or unjust, and the way we behave in the face of danger, [...], that makes us brave or cowardly." In reference to this quote, one may suggest that Creon's actions were unjust in the Greek tragedy, Antigone.

Creon, King of Thebes, had ordered the body of Polyneices, brother to Antigone, to be left on the ground, hereby refusing him burial rights. Antigone hence, defies Creon and buries her brother and the king justifies the act...

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