By Stanley Stewart
Touching at the paintings of philosophers together with Richardson, Kant, Hume, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, and Dewey, this examine examines the historical past of what philosophers have had to claim approximately "Shakespeare" as a subject matter of philosophy, from the seventeenth-century to the present. Stewart's quantity could be of curiosity to Shakespeareans, literary critics, and philosophers.
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Concerning the paintings of philosophers together with Richardson, Kant, Hume, Wittgenstein, Nietzsche, and Dewey, this learn examines the background of what philosophers have had to claim approximately "Shakespeare" as an issue of philosophy, from the seventeenth-century to the present. Stewart's quantity should be of curiosity to Shakespeareans, literary critics, and philosophers.
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