By John Gibson,Wolfgang Huemer,Luca Pocci
A staff of major members from either philosophical and literary backgrounds were introduced jointly during this striking ebook to envision how works of literary fiction could be a resource of knowledge. Together, they analyze the real developments during this present well known debate.
The cutting edge characteristic 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 interact 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 striking quantity will allure the eye of either literature and philosophy students with its assertion of many of the ways in which literature and existence take an curiosity in a single another.
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A Sense of the World: Essays on Fiction, Narrative, and Knowledge (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy) by John Gibson,Wolfgang Huemer,Luca Pocci