Shakespeare and Philosophical Criticism


  • Tzachi Zamir


The essay considers competing ways in which the interface between Shakespeare and philosophy may be conceived. After rejecting some routes, the essay unfolds its own proposal regarding philosophical criticism, exemplifying the approach through a reading of Sonnet 71.

Keywords: Knowledge in literature, Truth in literature, Intensity, Philosophy, Epistemology, Shakespeare 


How to Cite

Zamir, T. (2014). Shakespeare and Philosophical Criticism. Memoria Di Shakespeare. A Journal of Shakespearean Studies, (1). Retrieved from