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The “Hamlet” Murder Mystery 

“King, Father, Royal Dane”? Hamlet’s Dubious Father 

A Tainted Election? “Hamlet” & Politics 

The Player Prince 

Toward a Theory of “Hamlet”: Six Theses 

Bad Shakespeare, Bad Politics: The Case of the Central Park “Julius Caesar” 

Is Othello Insecure? 

What might Arendt have to say about Trump? 

Arendt: “The reality in which we live” 

Clinton Lost, but Trump isn’t President Yet 

Misremembering Plato’s Noble Lie 

Hillary Clinton, Stephen Douglas, and the Logic of Success 

Leviathan’s Science of Morals 

Thoreau the Revolutionary 

Thoreau and the Tax-Collector 

Laws of Nature in De Cive and Leviathan 

Hobbes’s Swerve: From De Cive to Leviathan 

Surveying the Whale: An Approach to Hobbes’s Leviathan 

Hobbes’s Moral Philosophy: A Proposal 

“Ex Machina” and Philosophy: Some Notes after Wittgenstein 

Coriolanus Before Shakespeare 

“Democracy” by Henry Adams 

“I’ll Show You Differences”: Wittgenstein contra Hegel