Cavell, Stanley

Cavell, Stanley (Louis)

(1926–  ) philosopher; born in Atlanta, Ga. After studying music at the University of California he earned a doctorate in philosophy from Harvard (1961). He taught at the University of California (1956–62) and then at Harvard, winning prominence for his wide-ranging writings in value theory, aesthetics, and other areas.
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Cavell, Stanley, "Hamlet's Burden of Proof, Disowning Knowledge (New York: Cambridge University Press, [1987] 2003.