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Northwestern University Press

English - 315 pages - ISBN-10: 0810116758 - ISBN-13: 9780810116757

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Recently, a number of Anglo-American philosophers of very different sorts--pragmatists, metaphysicians, philosophers of language, philosophers of law, moral philosophers--have taken a reflective rather than merely recreational interest in literature. Does this literary turn mean that philosophy is coming to an end or merely down to earth? In this collection of essays, one of the most insightful of contemporary literary theorists investigates the intersection of literature and philosophy, analyzing the emerging preferences for practice over theory, particulars over universals, events over structures, inhabitants over spectators, an ethics of responsibility over a morality of rules, and a desire for intimacy with the world instead of simply a disengaged knowledge of it.

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Ryan Mercado

Very good book...U will get to understand him so much better.

Christopher Craig

Nice It has a nice story about how to always let go the past and fall in love.

Ivan Ivan

Good book

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