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The apologetics of evil : the case of Iago

Author: Richard Raatzsch
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009.
Series: Princeton monographs in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a concise philosophical meditation on Iago and the nature of evil, through the exploration of the enduring puzzle found in Shakespeare's Othello. What drives Iago to orchestrate Othello's downfall? Instead of treating Iago's lack of motive as the play's greatest weakness, The Apologetics of Evil shows how this absence of motive is the play's greatest strength. Richard Raatzsch determines that Iago does  Read more...
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Raatzsch, Richard.
Apologetics of evil.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008040961
(OCoLC)259754300
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Raatzsch
ISBN: 9781400830763 1400830761
OCLC Number: 697174325
Description: 1 online resource (115 pages).
Contents: The concept of Iago --
Apologia for Iago.
Series Title: Princeton monographs in philosophy.
Responsibility: Richard Raatzsch ; translated from German by Ladislaus Löb.

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Presents a philosophical meditation on Iago and the nature of evil, through the exploration of the enduring puzzle found in Shakespeare's "Othello". This book opens with a portrait of Iago, and  Read more...

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