By Shakespeare, William <> - Philosophie; Shakespeare, William <> - Tragédies; Cavell, Stanley; Shakespeare, William
Reissued with a brand new preface and a brand new essay on Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, Coriolanius, Hamlet and The Winter's story, this recognized selection of essays on Shakespeare's tragedies considers the performs as responses to the problem of information and the emergence of contemporary skepticism
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A conclusion clearly called for from The Winter’s Tale is that, so far as skepticism is representable as the doubt whether your children are yours, skepticism is not a feminine business. Many directions are thereby opened. It may be that skepticism on the feminine side is representable as doubt over one’s relation to an object other than a child, say a woman’s doubt over the identity of the father of her child. ” I do not mean to skip the speculation whether or where skepticism is related to doubts about the identity of one’s own parents.
This does not mean that I was not pained in being asked to understand, however pleased to be included. Recently the pain has led me to refuse further requests for permissions of this sort. It seems to me no exaggeration to say that excising the philosophy takes the heart out of what drove the composing of the text. Yet it is in truth rather an exaggeration. The philosophy that arises from issues of what I call attention to – beginning with the essay on Lear to read Shakespeare in public – as acknowledgment and avoidance, bears on what English-speaking philosophy knows as the problem of other minds.
For some reason it is typically not noticed that he is at the same time a teacher of tuition. But in such a statement declaring the importance of intuition, Emerson is at the same time grounding the necessity of tuition. I read him as teaching that the occurrence to us of intuition places a demand upon us, namely for tuition; call this wording, the willingness to subject oneself to words, to make oneself intelligible. ) This is something Descartes means in looking to express clear and distinct ideas; for example, in finding that his idea of God is a function of his sense of himself as dependent, finite.
Disowning knowledge in seven plays of Shakespeare by Shakespeare, William <> - Philosophie; Shakespeare, William <> - Tragédies; Cavell, Stanley; Shakespeare, William