A Sense of the World: Essays on Fiction, Narrative, and by John Gibson,Wolfgang Huemer,Luca Pocci

By John Gibson,Wolfgang Huemer,Luca Pocci

A staff of top members from either philosophical and literary backgrounds were introduced jointly during this remarkable booklet to envision how works of literary fiction could be a resource of knowledge. Together, they analyze the real tendencies during this present renowned debate.

The cutting edge characteristic of this quantity is that it mixes paintings via literary theorists and students with paintings of analytic philosophers that mixed jointly supply a accomplished assertion of the diversity of the way during which works of fiction can have interaction questions of worldly curiosity. It makes use of the matter of cognitive price to explore:

  • literature’s contribution to moral life

  • literature’s skill to have interaction in social and political critique

  • the function narrative performs in establishing up chances of ethical, aesthetic, event and selfhood

This amazing quantity will allure the eye of either literature and philosophy students with its assertion of a few of the ways in which literature and existence take an curiosity in a single another.

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