The events in Shakespeare’s King Lear are not represented as typical, nor are the judgments made in the play represented as wise or reliable. This complicates any attempt to interpret the play as making the sorts of claims that Professor Weitz attributes to it.
Sparshott, F. E.
"Weitz on the Coinage of Man,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol1/iss1/5