Hannah Arendt and Shakespeare

September 7, 2019
Kingston University, Kingston University

Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare
Hampton TW12 2EJ
United Kingdom

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Kingston University


Royal Holloway University of London
Kingston University

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David Garrick built his Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames at Hampton in 1755, as a place where ‘the thinkers of the world’ would meet to reflect on the plays. He hoped Voltaire would come. Now the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar is realising the great actor’s vision, with a series of symposia on

Shakespeare in Philosophy

Each of these Saturday events features talks by leading philosophers and Shakespeare scholars, coffee and tea in the riverside garden designed by Capability Brown, and lunch at the historic Bell Inn.

On Saturday September 7 2019 the Temple symposium will be on


with contributions from

Richard Burt, Howard Caygill, Paul Kottman,

Caroline Lion, Avraham Oz, Björn Quiring, Cecilia Sjöholm

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September 6, 2019, 2:00pm EET

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