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 assert approximately "Shakespeare" as a topic 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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Shakespeare and Philosophy (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare) by Stanley Stewart