Fiction, Philosophy and Literary Theory Paperback
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Fiction, Philosophy and Literary Theory
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Thus Norris devotes some penetrating commentary to topics such as modal or possible-worlds logic as it bears upon issues in narrative theory; the two cultures (science versus literature) controversy; the different ways in which literary theory has alternately embraced and rejected the appeal to scientific modes of analysis; and some possible reasons for Wittgensteins well-known aversion to Shakespeare. He also suggests a novel approach to the free-will/determinism issue by way of debates about the nature of language and the scope it affords for expressive creativity despite or owing to the limits imposed by various structural constraints.
Altogether this important new book provides a welcome overview of the authors current thinking and an equally welcome enlargement of horizons in contrast to the narrowly specialised character of much present-day academic discourse.
Fiction, Philosophy and Literary Theory by Christopher Norris was published by Continuum in June 2007. The ISBN for Fiction, Philosophy and Literary Theory is 9780826497567.
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|Author / Artist||Christopher Norris|
|Publisher||Continuum (June 2007)|
|Number of Pages||240|
|Page last updated||19th October 2017|