Iris Murdoch and the Art of Imagining Hardback
by Marije Altorf;
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Iris Murdoch and the Art of Imagining
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This book is first and foremost a study of Iris Murdoch’s philosophical work. It examines how literature and imagination enabled Murdoch to form a philosophical response to the decline of religion. It thus argues that Murdoch is an important philosopher, because she has not confined herself to philosophy. The book also reconsiders various contemporary assumptions about what philosophy is and does. Through Le Doeuff’s notion of the philosophical imaginary, it examines the different ways in which images and imagination are part of philosophy.
2. Philosophy and Its Imagery
3. Literature, Character, and Philosophy
5. Morality, Religion, and the Ontological Proof
Coda: Women and Philosophy
Iris Murdoch and the Art of Imagining by Marije Altorf was published by Continuum in June 2008. The ISBN for Iris Murdoch and the Art of Imagining is 9780826497574.
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|Page last updated||28th February 2017|
|Author / Artist||Marije Altorf|
|Publisher||Continuum (June 2008)|
|Number of Pages||176|