Andrew Cutrofello's All for Nothing: Hamlet's Negativity (Short Circuits) PDF

By Andrew Cutrofello

A specter is haunting philosophy -- the threat of Hamlet. Why is that this? Wherefore? What should still we do?Entering from level left: the philosopher's Hamlet. The philosopher's Hamlet is a conceptual personality, performed through philosophers instead of actors. He plays now not within the theater yet in the house of philosophical positions. In occupied with not anything, Andrew Cutrofello significantly examines the functionality historical past of this distinct position. The philosopher's Hamlet personifies negativity. In Shakespeare's play, Hamlet's speech and motion are frequently damaging; he's the depression Dane. so much might agree that he has not anything to be pleased approximately. Philosophers have taken Hamlet to embrace particular kinds of negativity that first got here into view in modernity. What the determine of the Sophist represented for Plato, Hamlet has represented for contemporary philosophers. Cutrofello analyzes 5 facets of Hamlet's negativity: his depression, damaging religion, nihilism, tarrying (which Cutrofello distinguishes from "delaying"), and nonexistence. alongside the way in which, we meet Hamlet within the texts of Kant, Coleridge, Hegel, Marx, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Freud, Russell, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Benjamin, Arendt, Schmitt, Lacan, Deleuze, Foucault, Derrida, Badiou, Žižek, and different philosophers. Whirling throughout a nation of countless area, the philosopher's Hamlet is not anything if no longer thought-provoking.

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A specter is haunting philosophy -- the threat of Hamlet. Why is that this? Wherefore? What may still we do? coming into from level left: the philosopher's Hamlet. The philosopher's Hamlet is a conceptual personality, performed through philosophers instead of actors. He plays no longer within the theater yet in the house of philosophical positions.

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