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Double Vision Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama

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ISBN-10: 0691155453

ISBN-13: 9780691155456

Edition: 2006

Authors: Tzachi Zamir

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Hamlet tells Horatio that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in his philosophy. InDouble 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 can be gained only through literature. But such insights cannot be reached if literature is deployed merely as an aesthetic sugaring of a conceptual pill. Philosophical knowledge is not opposed to, but is consonant with, the literariness of literature. By focusing on the…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.13" long x 0.53" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
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
A Note on Lear's Motivation
A Note on Shakespeare and Rhetoric
Works Cited
Index