Category Archives: Society

Nature v.s. Society in Hobbes and Nietzsche

Thomas Hobbes, in his book entitled Of Man, one of four books that consist the entire work titled Leviathan, defines the condition of Nature in his famous term, ‘war of every one against every one’ (Macpherson, 1985, p. 185: spelling … Continue reading

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Champagne, France in the 1230s

The authorship of one of Arthurian romances titled The Death of King Arthur (La Mort le Roi Artu) has been connected to a contemporary Welshman Walter Map (1140-c. 1210), and has been usually dismissed by scholars. According to James Cable, … Continue reading

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Father of the great dramatist

It was April 1564, when William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small town in Warwickshire, England. In what kind of household was he born into? This entry would like to look at the life of his father, John Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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