PHL 339 Metaphysics of Shakespeare

A study of how the elements of text and performance in Shakespeare’s plays engage metaphysical questions, including the nature of mind and agency, the distinction of truth from illusion, the significance of gender and class in personal identity, and the struggle between faith and reason. Students attend performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Taught 2nd summer term. Fee: $350



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