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Moral Philosophers and the Novel

A Study of Winch, Nussbaum and Rorty

  • Peter Johnson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 184-203

About this book

Introduction

In this fascinating study, Peter Johnson makes explicit the issues involved in using the novel as a source in moral philosophy. The book pays close attention to questions of method, aesthetic accounts of the novel and the nature of ethical knowledge. The views of leading philosophers are examined and criticised in the light of the book's distinctive contribution to the current debate.

Keywords

ethics fiction moral philosophy morality novel philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of SouthamptonUK

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