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

By John Gibson,Wolfgang Huemer,Luca Pocci

ISBN-10: 0415701910

ISBN-13: 9780415701914

ISBN-10: 0415875536

ISBN-13: 9780415875530

A crew of top individuals from either philosophical and literary backgrounds were introduced jointly during this amazing publication to envision how works of literary fiction could be a resource of knowledge. Together, they analyze the $64000 tendencies during this present well known debate.

The cutting edge function of this quantity is that it mixes paintings by way of literary theorists and students with paintings of analytic philosophers that mixed jointly offer a complete assertion of the diversity of how within 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 interact in social and political critique

  • the position narrative performs in establishing up probabilities of ethical, aesthetic, event and selfhood

This impressive 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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