Nietzsche's Shakespeare

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Holbrook, Peter. (2014). Nietzsche's Shakespeare. In In Bates, Jennifer Ann and Wilson, Richard (Ed.). Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy pp. 76-93 Edinburgh University Press.
AuthorsHolbrook, Peter
EditorsBates, Jennifer Ann and Wilson, Richard
Abstract

[Extract] Nietzsche had a profound kinship with Shakespeare because he was fundamentally a dramatic thinker, apprehending the world through notions of character and action. For Nietzsche, and, I will suggest, for Shakespeare, ideas and values were never abstract propositions, the truth or falsehood of which was logically or empirically testable. Rather they were elements of a particular life – attractive or repellent, inspiring or miserable.

Page range76-93
Year2014
Book titleShakespeare and Continental Philosophy
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Place of publicationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
ISBN9780748694945
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Scopus EID2-s2.0-84969988635
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Research GroupInstitute for Humanities and Social Sciences
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