This book presents comparative and interdisciplinary essays that demonstrate the value of thinking with Shakespeare, either as embodied in Shakespeare's own creative programme or in our use of philosophical paradigms as an approach to his works.
Table of Contents
Introduction Approaches 1. Why Shakespeare is not Michelangelo 2. The Opinion of Pythagoras 3. Shakespeare Philosophus Investigations 4. False Trials and the Impulse to Try in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries 5. Two Concepts of Reality in Antony and Cleopatra 6. Dreaming, Looking, and Seeing: Shakespeare and a Myth of Resurrection Afterwords 7. When Shakespeare Met Montaigne 8. The Last Word