Philosophy and Literature: An Introduction


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"Philosophy and Literature" introduces clearly and concisely not only the central philosophical questions concerning the reading and interpretation of literature but also the possible cross-fertilizations between philosophy and literature. It explores the ways in which philosophy pursues questions relating to the nature and value of literature, while literary analyses can show how philosophy's modes of persuasion are in seeming conflict with its self-definition as the discourse of pure and untainted reason. Examples both ...

Philosophy and Literature: An Introduction 2001, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748610228

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