Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 January 2016

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780198748229

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The Self and its Shadows

A Book of Essays on Individuality as Negation in Philosophy and the Arts

Stephen Mulhall

  • An ambitious work ranging across philosophy, psychoanalysis, and the arts
  • Original in form as well as content
  • Presents new readings of key texts in modern philosophy
  • Offers philosophical readings of Wagner's Ring, modern novels, Hollywood melodramas, and spy movies
  • Combines philosophical rigour and literary imagination