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‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’ with Timo Uotinen, Nov 2

On Thursday, November 2, the KiSSiT Work-in-Progress seminar features Timo Uotinen (Royal Holloway) giving a talk entitled ‘Idols of Nature: Causality of Fate, Baconian Philosophy and Shakespearean Tragedy’, where he links epistemology with ethics in discussing how the (self)destructive activity of … Continue reading

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Paul Kottman: Herder, Hegel and Shakespeare -recordings

By discussing the German philosophers Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744-1803) and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), Paul A. Kottman proposes to see Shakespearean tragedy as the birth of a distinct art form. He argues that Shakespearean tragedy works through and … Continue reading

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