Wittgenstein's Hamlet (Myers distinction project)
Thursday, February 5, 2015 to Sunday, February 8, 2015
08:15pm, 2/5-7; 2:15 pm 2/8
Adapted from Shakespeare's Hamlet and the writings of Ludwig Wittgenstein by Michael Frederick Myers for his Senior Distinction Project
Ludwig Wittgenstein, the most influential philosopher of the 20th century, relentlessly endeavored to solve ALL the problems of philosophy by cultivating a fresh understanding of language. Here Wittgenstein inhabits Shakespeare’s linguistic universe, embarking on Hamlet’s ingenious and lunatic quest for truth and justice. “There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy.
Come experience Hamlet's ingenious and lunatic quest for truth and justice through the eyes of the 20th century's greatest philosopher.