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Fictions of Knowledge

Fact, Evidence, Doubt

  • Editors
  • Yota Batsaki
  • Subha Mukherji
  • Jan-Melissa Schramm

About this book

Introduction

Locating literature at the intersection of distinct areas of thinking on the nature, scope and methods of knowledge - philosophy, theology, science, and the law - this book engages with literary texts across periods and genres to address questions of probability, problems of evidence, the uses of experiment and the poetics and ethics of doubt.

Keywords

experience fiction knowledge law methods novel reason scepticism Victorian era

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