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Sense of the World

Essays on Fiction, Narrative, and Knowledge

von
Taylor and Francis,
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Kurzbeschreibung

A team of leading contributors from both philosophical and literary backgrounds have been brought together in this impressive book to examine how works of literary fiction can be a source of knowledge. Together, they analyze the important trends in this current popular debate.The innovative feature of this volume is that it mixes work by literary theorists and scholars with work of analytic philosophers that combined together provide a comprehensive statement of the variety of ways in which works of fiction can engage questions of worldly interest. It uses the problem of cognitive value to explore:literature's contribution to ethical lifeliterature's ability to engage in social and political critiquethe role narrative plays in opening up possibilities of moral, aesthetic, experience and selfhoodThis remarkable volume will attract the attention of both literature and philosophy scholars with its statement of the various ways that literature and life take an interest in one another.

Details

Titel: Sense of the World
Aus der Reihe: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

ISBN/EAN: 9781135197032

Seitenzahl: 360
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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