Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 April 2001

192 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748610228

Bookseller Code (01)

Philosophy and Literature

An Introduction

First Edition

Ole Martin Skilleas

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Introduces you to the intersection between philosophical thought and literary writing, using illuminating examples to compare and contrast them
  • Investigates the nature of interpretation and its sources of authority, how literary forms can act as vehicles for the development of philosophical problems, and how philosophy uses literary means in order to persuade readers
  • Asks whether it is useful - or even warranted - to maintain the distinction between philosophy and literature

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