Literature and Philosophy

A Guide to Contemporary Debates

  • David Rudrum

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction — Literature and Philosophy: The Contemporary Interface

  3. Encounters with Literature in French Philosophy

  4. Encounters with Literature in Anglo-American Philosophy

  5. Encounters with Literature in German Philosophy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-80
    2. Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei
      Pages 92-113
  6. Literature and Philosophy: The Question of Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-128
    2. Mary C. Rawlinson
      Pages 129-141
    3. Rupert Read
      Pages 142-158
  7. Reading Philosophy as Literature

  8. Conclusion: Approaching the End

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 243-246

About this book


A collection of essays, grounded in state-of-the-art research that explores contemporary debates at the interface between literature and philosophy. It brings together diverse schools of thought and provides both a useful overview and an examination of one of the most fascinating cross-disciplinary encounters in the humanities today.


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Editors and affiliations

  • David Rudrum
    • 1
  1. 1.London Metropolitan UniversityUK

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