Michael Platt

Michael Platt

About Michael Platt

Dr. Michael Platt studied at Harvard, Oxford, and Yale, and taught long stints at Dartmouth and the University of Dallas, with sojourns in Germany at Heidelberg and Greifswald and in Austria at the International Theological Institute. He now teaches politics, philosophy, and literature at George Wythe University.

The Use and Abuse of Shakespeare in Our Recent Election

By |2017-02-16T23:08:01-06:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Politics, Presidency, William Shakespeare|

What William Shakespeare would think of our recent election will never be discovered by those who cite words without taking the trouble to examine them… Persons who look up to others sometimes ask what they would advise. What would Jesus or Allah, Lincoln or Lenin, F.D.R. or Reagan, tell me to do? they wonder. [...]