The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

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The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.


Shakespeare, Identity and Religion

May 13th, 2012

Episode 31 of 177 episodes

What was Shakespeare’s religion and what did he think about personal identity? Did he believe that the personal identity we have is had because we are this living body rather than that? How does commitment to religious faith or to marriage affect your identity? And should we think of Shakespeare not just as an inventor of characters but as a thinker?