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Double vision : moral philosophy and Shakespearean drama

Author: Tzachi Zamir
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hamlet tells Horatio that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in his philosophy. In Double Vision, philosopher and literary critic Tzachi Zamir argues that there are more things in Hamlet than are dreamt of--or at least conceded--by most philosophers. Making an original and persuasive case for the philosophical value of literature, Zamir suggests that certain important philosophical insights  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zamir, Tzachi, 1967-
Double vision.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006012108
(OCoLC)67392615
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tzachi Zamir
ISBN: 9781400827435 1400827434 1282159216 9781282159211 9786612159213 6612159219
OCLC Number: 438824008
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 234 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Philosophical criticism in theory. The epistemological basis of philosophical criticism ; The moral basis of philosophical criticism ; Philosophical criticism and contemporary literary studies --
Philosophical criticism in practice. A case of unfair proportions ; Upon one bank and shoal of time ; Love stories ; Making love ; On being too deeply loved ; Doing nothing ; King Lear's hidden tragedy --
Appendix A: a note on Lear's motivation --
Appendix B: a note on Shakespeare and rhetoric.
Responsibility: Tzachi Zamir.

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Argues that there are more things in "Hamlet" than are dreamt of - or at least conceded - by most philosophers. This work suggests that certain important philosophical insights can be gained only  Read more...

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"Zamir writes as someone capable of being puzzled, capable of delving into the painful or exhilarating depths of certain problems with Shakespeare as his guide rather than his pupil. Double Vision is Read more...

 
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