In their re-reading of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet,” philosophy professor Simon Critchley and psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster examine the play alongside writers and philosophers such as Lacan, Freud and Melville. The result: “Stay, Illusion!” is a cultural and psychological analysis of the famous play, which reminds us why it has endured. They join us in the studio.
Dr. Simon Critchley, Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at The New School, and co-author of "Stay, Illusion! The Hamlet Doctrine"
Dr. Jamieson Webster, psychoanalyst in private practice in New York; professor at Eugene Lang College; and co-author of "Stay, Illusion! The Hamlet Doctrine"