Iris Murdoch and Morality

  • Anne Rowe
  • Avril Horner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Art, Morals and ‘The Discovery of Reality’

  3. Morality and the Novel

  4. A Moral Union: Philosophy and Literature

  5. Morality without God: Iris Murdoch’s Secular Theology

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 194-198

About this book


Iris Murdoch and Morality provides a close focus on moral issues in Murdoch's novels, philosophy and theology. It situates Murdoch within current theoretical debates and develops an understanding of her work as a crucial link between twentieth and twenty-first century writing and theory.


English literature ethics fiction morality novel philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne Rowe
    • 1
  • Avril Horner
    • 2
  1. 1.Kingston UniversityUK
  2. 2.Kingston UniversityLondonUK

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