Published December 8, 2005
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||104|
The moral system of Shakespeare: a popular illustration of fiction as the experimental side of philosophy. by Richard Green Moulton, Richard G. Moulton; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Philosophy, Ethics, Philosophy in literature, Moral development in literature, English Didactic drama, History and criticism, Ethics in literature, Religion and ethics, Religion; People: William. OCLC Number: Description: pages 20 cm: Contents: Introduction: What is implied in "The moral system of Shakespeare" --Book I: Root ideas of Shakespeare's moral system --Heroism and moral balance: the first four histories --Wrong and retribution: the second four histories --Innocence and pathos: the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet --Wrong and restoration: The comedies of Winter's Tale. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "The moral system of Shakespeare;". Shakespeare's view of morality in the comedies and romances departs strongly from that of the tragedies, displaying instead an interest in the moral component of social interaction—from politics.
Shakespeare and Moral Agency presents a collection of new essays by literary scholars and philosophers considering character and action in Shakespeare's plays as heuristic models for the exploration of some salient problems in the field of moral inquiry. Together they offer a unified presentation of an emerging orientation in Shakespeare studies, drawing on recent work in ethics, . in moral lessons. Shakespeare’s moral vision is perceptible in almost all his works which are just representation of human nature that abounds in the glory of practical wisdom and prudence. In the present paper I attempt at exploring four great tragedies by Shakespeare for the moral lessons inextricably woven in the fabric of the plays. Shakespeare, like any great writer, is a product of his time period. The Elizabethan period was an incredibly rich time full of changes. The English language itself was changing at a rapid pace. Some argue that Shakespeare has no importance in today’s time as there is no benefit to be gained from it; not in working world at least. While others claim that Shakespeare is useful in making links to the old English Literature of the past. However, there are many like me who feel Shakespeare is good for teaching moral values.
the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times during the period that the dramatist’s father was a member of the municipal body, there are fourteen different spellings. The modern “Shakespeare. Introduction: What is implied in "The moral system of Shakespeare" --Book I: Root ideas of Shakespeare's moral system --Heroism and moral balance: the first four histories --Wrong and retribution: the second four histories --Innocence and pathos: the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet --Wrong and restoration: The comedies of Winter's Tale and. The morality plays. Contemplation, Perseverance, Imagination, and Free Will. From the morality play uced in H.W. Mabie, William Shakespeare (). The power of drama both to entertain and to educate must have been immediately evident from the popularity of the mystery plays. Alasdair MacIntyre, a distinguished modern proponent of the Virtue Ethics tradition (there was a time when this would have been a redundancy, but no more), has argued in his widely praised book After Virtue that coherence in moral thought is only “intelligible in terms of a context of practical beliefs and of supporting habits of thought.