Or think about this: Lukacs on form and soul | Numéro Cinq
Man’s form, whether as individual or as species, is the tragic defiance of which he is author and victim. Lucifer, Prometheus, Faust, the main heroes. This is a quote from Elfie Raymond’s essay on Georg Lukacs. See also this: And why form at all? Why order over anarchy? Because without his soul man is not