Tag Archives: Shakespeare

No Qualms

by | August 31, 2019

— By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. This article first appeared in Free Inquiry, Fall 2000. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published… Read more »

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Shakespeare and Science

by | May 13, 2014

On May 16, 2014, CFI Toronto is hosting an event with special guest Dan Falk.   Falk, a science journalist, author, and broadcaster, will be sharing insights from his new book, The Science of Shakespeare: Falk presents the legendary playwright in the wider context of the nascent Scientific Revolution. He argues that Shakespeare’s plays contained novel… Read more »

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Shakespeare 450

by | May 5, 2014

The fanfare and celebrations that marked William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday on April 23 contradict the famous lines in Shakespeare’s play The Tragedy of Julius Caesar: The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft interred with their bones; Oxford Dictionaries blog marked Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a quiz: “How well do you know… Read more »

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Ides of March: Canadian Content

by | March 15, 2014

Oxford Dictionaries’ Oxford Words blog marks the Ides of March, with a post entitled “Beware the Ides of March! Get up to your elbows in the language of Julius Caesar .” [Today, March 15] is the Ides of March, a day made infamous by the prophetic soothsayer from William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. With a “Tongue… Read more »

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