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  1. Jonathan Allen Lavery & Louis Groarke (eds.) (2010). Literary Form, Philosophical Content: Historical Studies of Philosophical Genres. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press.score: 112.5
    Preface LITERARY FORM, PHILOSOPHICAL CONTENT: HISTORICAL STUDIES OF PHILO- sophical Genres aims at a wide audience and is intended to be serviceable for ...
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  2. Wiebke Denecke (2010). The Dynamics of Masters Literature: Early Chinese Thought From Confucius to Han Feizi. Distributed by Harvard University Press.score: 112.5
    Introduction: Chinese philosophy and the translation of disciplines -- The faces of masters literature until the Eastern Han -- Scenes of instruction and master bodies in the Analects -- From scenes of instruction to scenes of construction: Mozi -- Interiority, human nature, and exegesis in Mencius -- Authorship, human nature, and persuasion in Xunzi -- The race for precedence: polemics and the vacuum of traditions in Laozi -- Zhuangzi and the art of negation -- The self-regulating state, paranoia, and (...)
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  3. Thomas Mathien & D. G. Wright (eds.) (2006). Autobiography as Philosophy: The Philosophical Uses of Self-Presentation. Routledge.score: 112.5
    Since Plato a surprisingly large number of philosophers have chosen to write in the first person about their own lives either in works that were primarily autobiographical or in the context of other more conventionally written texts. These texts stand in marked contrast to the bulk of philosophical writing, particularly in the past century during which the discipline has become ever more professionalized and specialized. Instead of the common impersonal and argumentative forms of ordinary philosophic discussion, these autobiographical texts (...)
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  4. Julia V. Douthwaite (2002). The Wild Girl, Natural Man, and the Monster: Dangerous Experiments in the Age of Enlightenment. University of Chicago Press.score: 111.0
    This study looks at the lives of the most famous "wild children" of eighteenth-century Europe, showing how they open a window onto European ideas about the potential and perfectibility of mankind. Julia V. Douthwaite recounts reports of feral children such as the wild girl of Champagne (captured in 1731 and baptized as Marie-Angelique Leblanc), offering a fascinating glimpse into beliefs about the difference between man and beast and the means once used to civilize the uncivilized. A variety of educational experiments (...)
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  5. Marco Sgarbi (ed.) (2012). Translatio Studiorum: Ancient, Medieval and Modern Bearers of Intellectual History. Brill.score: 109.5
    This volume collects 17 case studies that characterize the various kinds of translations of the European culture of the last two and a half millennia from ancient Greece to Rome, from the medieval world to the Renaissance up to the ...
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  6. Alice C. Hunsberger (ed.) (2012). Pearls of Persia: The Philosophical Poetry of Nāṣir-I Khusraw. In Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies.score: 108.0
     
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  7. Sky Marsen (2006). Narrative Dimensions of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration in the Work of Merleau-Ponty, Kierkegaard, and Austin. Palgrave/ Macmillan.score: 103.5
    Sky Marsen proposes a new way of reading philosophy, through the lens of narrative semiotics she highlights the similarities between creative and philosophical writing and shows how theoretical texts, such as philosophy, rely to a large extent on strategies of communication present also in fictional narratives.
     
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  8. Frank Palmer (1992). Literature and Moral Understanding: A Philosophical Essay on Ethics, Aesthetics, Education, and Culture. Clarendon Press.score: 102.0
    Recent philosophical discussion about the relation between fiction and reality pays little attention to our moral involvement with literature. Frank Palmer's purpose is to investigate how our appreciation of literary works calls upon and develops our capacity for moral understanding. He explores a wide range of philosophical questions about the relation of art to morality, and challenges theories that he regards as incompatible with a humane view of literary art. Palmer considers, in particular, the extent to which (...)
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  9. Kathya Araujo (2009). Dignos de Su Arte: Sujeto y Lazo Social En El Perú de Las Primeras Décadas Del Siglo Xx. Universidad de Santiago de Chile.score: 99.0
    Rompiendo con las afirmaciones de que no hubo subjetividades plenas en América Latina, este libro muestra las maneras singulares en que se desarrolló el trabajo del individuo para producirse como sujeto a inicios del siglo XX. Teniendo ...
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  10. Jean-François Marquet (2009). Miroirs de L'Identité: La Littérature Hantée Par la Philosophie. Cerf.score: 99.0
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  11. Christopher Peterson (2013). Bestial Traces: Race, Sexuality, Animality. Fordham University Press.score: 99.0
    Aping apes: Edgar Allan Poe's "The murders in the Rue Morgue" and Richard Wright's Native son -- Slavery's bestiary: Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus tales -- Autoimmunity and ante-racism: Philip Roth's The human stain -- Ashamed of shame: J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.
     
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  12. Frederic Will (1988). Thresholds & Testimonies: Recovering Order in Literature and Criticism. Wayne State University Press.score: 97.5
     
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  13. Ignacy Stanisław Fiut (2008). Kulturowa Tożsamość Poetów: Prezentacje I Analizy. Agh Uczelniane Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Dydaktyczne.score: 96.0
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  14. Tabish Khair (2009). The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness: Ghosts From Elsewhere. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 96.0
    A lucid intervention in current debates about identity and difference, this book uses the concept of Otherness to look again at both Gothic fiction and Postcolonialism.
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  15. Vishwanath Pandey (ed.) (1976). The Orient: The World of Jainism: Jaina History, Art, Literature, Philosophy and Religion. Pandey.score: 96.0
    Pandey, V. Introduction.--Kalelkar, K. S. Jainism, a familyhood of all religions.--David, M. D. From Risabha to Mahavira.--Chalil, J. E. Glimpses of Southern Jainism.--Gopani, A. S. Life and culture in Jaina narrative literature, 8th, 9th and 10th century A.D.--Gopani, A. S. Position of women in Jaina literature.--Ranka, R. Evolution of Jaina thought.--Pandey, V. Jaina philosophy and religion.--Shah, C. C. Jainism and modern life.--Sankalia, H. D. The great renunciation.--Shah, U. P. Jaina contribution to Indian art.--Gorakshkar, S. Early metal images of (...)
     
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  16. Martin S. Stabb (1967). In Quest of Identity. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press.score: 96.0
  17. William Robert Wians (ed.) (2009). Logos and Muthos: Philosophical Essays in Greek Literature. State University of New York Press.score: 93.0
    These essays reveal a dynamic range of interactions, reactions, tensions, and ambiguities, showing how Greek literary creations impacted and provided the ...
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  18. Dorota Heck (2010). Four Dilemmas: Theory, Criticism, History, Faith: Sketches on the Threshold of Literary Anthropology. Księgarnia Akademicka.score: 93.0
    Dilemma one, Between the theoretical concepts and authorial intention -- Dilemma two, Good manners and eristic -- Dilemma three, Between strangeness and familiarity -- Dilemma four, Between scholarly research and faith.
     
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  19. Anthony M. Mlikotin (ed.) (1979). Western Philosophical Systems in Russian Literature: A Collection of Critical Studies. University of Southern California Press.score: 93.0
     
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  20. Sibnarayan Ray (1956). Explorations: Essays in Literary and Philosophical Criticism. Renaissance Publishers.score: 93.0
     
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  21. D. N. Shanbhag, K. B. Archak & Michael (eds.) (2007). Science, History, Philosophy, and Literature in Sanskrit Classics: Dr. D.N. Shanbhag Felicitation Volume. Sundeep Prakashan.score: 93.0
     
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  22. D. N. Shanbhag, K. B. Archak & Michael (eds.) (2007). Science, History, Philosophy, and Literature in Sanskrit Classics: Dr. Sundeep Prakashan.score: 93.0
     
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  23. Peter Jones (1975). Philosophy and the Novel: Philosophical Aspects of Middlemarch, Anna Karenina, the Brothers Karamazov, a La Recherche Du Temps Perdu, and of the Methods of Criticism. Clarendon Press.score: 90.0
     
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  24. Christian Quendler (2001). From Romantic Irony to Postmodernist Metafiction: A Contribution to the History of Literary Self-Reflexivity in its Philosophical Context. P. Lang.score: 90.0
     
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  25. Mary Gonzaga Udell (1961). A Philosophical Approach to Literature. New York, Pageant Press.score: 90.0
     
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  26. Richard Holmes (1984). The Critical Circle: Literature, History, and Philosophical Hermeneutics David Couzens Hoy New York: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Pp. Viii, 182. $5.95. [REVIEW] Dialogue 23 (01):159-161.score: 85.5
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  27. D. A. Rees (1952). Philosophical Surveys, IV: A Survey of Literature on Ethics and the History of Ethics, 1945-50: Part II: Ethics. Philosophical Quarterly 2 (6):70-81.score: 84.0
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  28. D. A. Rees (1951). Philosophical Surveys, IV: A Survey of Literature on Ethics and the History of Ethics, 1945-50: Part I: History of Ethics. [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 1 (5):448-459.score: 84.0
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  29. Clifford Andenberg (1983). Benedetto Croce: Poetry and Literature: An Introduction to Its Criticism and History. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Giovanni Gullace. The Modern Schoolman 61 (1):56-57.score: 81.0
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  30. Suzanne Gearhart (1987). History as Criticism: The Dialogue of History and Literature. Diacritics 17 (3):56-65.score: 81.0
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  31. Bruno Snell (1960/1982). The Discovery of the Mind: In Greek Philosophy and Literature. Dover.score: 78.0
    German classicist's monumental study of the origins of European thought in Greek literature and philosophy. Brilliant, widely influential. Includes "Homer's View of Man," "The Olympian Gods," "The Rise of the Individual in the Early Greek Lyric," "Pindar's Hymn to Zeus," "Myth and Reality in Greek Tragedy," and "Aristophanes and Aesthetic Criticism.".
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  32. Garry Hagberg & Walter Jost (eds.) (2010). A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 78.0
    This monumental collection of new and recent essays from an international team of eminent scholars represents the best contemporary critical thinking relating to both literary and philosophical studies of literature. Helpfully groups essays into the field's main sub-categories, among them ‘Relations Between Philosophy and Literature’, ‘Emotional Engagement and the Experience of Reading’, ‘Literature and the Moral Life’, and ‘Literary Language’ Offers a combination of analytical precision and literary richness Represents an unparalleled work of reference for students (...)
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  33. Maurice S. Lee (2005). Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830-1860. Cambridge University Press.score: 78.0
    Examining the literature of slavery and race before the Civil War, Maurice Lee demonstrates for the first time exactly how the slavery crisis became a crisis of philosophy that exposed the breakdown of national consensus and the limits of rational authority. Poe, Stowe, Douglass, Melville, and Emerson were among the antebellum authors who tried - and failed - to find rational solutions to the slavery conflict. Unable to mediate the slavery controversy as the nation moved toward war, their (...)
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  34. Nicholas Saul (ed.) (2002). Philosophy and German Literature, 1700-1990. Cambridge University Press.score: 78.0
    Although the importance of the interplay of literature and philosophy in Germany has often been examined within individual works or groups of works by particular authors, little research has been undertaken into the broader dialogue of German literature and philosophy as a whole. Philosophy and German Literature 1700-1990 offers six chapters by leading specialists on the dialogue between the work of German literary writers and philosophers through their works. The volume shows that German literature, far from (...)
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  35. Siegfried J. Schmidt (2011). Transitions: Language, Literature, Media. Peter Lang.score: 78.0
    Precursors of the linguistic turn: German philosophy of language in the late 19th century -- From text to discourse: a shift towards a pragmatic interpretation of "fictionality" -- Projecting a science of literature: on a theoretical basis for a rational science of literature -- The empirical science of literature ESL: a new paradigm -- From literary communication to literary systems -- Implementations: conventions and literary systems -- Unfinished business: literary history -- Changes in epistemology: media revisited (...)
     
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  36. Nathan Emmerich (2011). Literature, History and the Humanization of Bioethics. Bioethics 25 (2):112-118.score: 76.5
    This paper considers the disciplines of literature and history and the contributions each makes to the discourse of bioethics. In each case I note the pedagogic ends that can be enacted though the appropriate use of the each of these disciplines in the sphere of medical education, particularly in the medical ethics classroom.1 I then explore the contribution that both these disciplines and their respective methodologies can and do bring to the academic field of bioethics. I conclude with (...)
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  37. Jari Kaukua & Vili Lähteenmäki (2010). Subjectivity as a Non-Textual Standard of Interpretation in the History of Philosophical Psychology. History & Theory 48 (1):21-37.score: 75.0
    Contemporary caution against anachronism in intellectual history, and the currently momentous theoretical emphasis on subjectivity in the philosophy of mind, are two prevailing conditions that set puzzling constraints for studies in the history of philosophical psychology. The former urges against assuming ideas, motives, and concepts that are alien to the historical intellectual setting under study, and combined with the latter suggests caution in relying on our intuitions regarding subjectivity due to the historically contingent characterizations it has attained (...)
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  38. Catherine Osborne (2007/2009). Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press.score: 75.0
    The book is about three things. First, how Ancient thinkers perceived humans as like or unlike other animals; second about the justification for taking a humane attitude towards natural things; and third about how moral claims count as true, and how they can be discovered or acquired. Was Aristotle was right to see continuity in the psychological functions of animal and human souls? The question cannot be settled without taking a moral stance. As we can either focus on continuity or (...)
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  39. Michael Prince (1996). Philosophical Dialogue in the British Enlightenment: Theology, Aesthetics, and the Novel. Cambridge University Press.score: 75.0
    This book offers the first full-length study of philosophical dialogue during the English Enlightenment. It explains why important philosophers - Shaftesbury, Mandeville, Berkeley and Hume - and innumerable minor translators, imitators and critics wrote in and about dialogue during the eighteenth century; and why, after Hume, philosophical dialogue either falls out of use or undergoes radical transformation. Philosophical Dialogue in the British Enlightenment describes the extended, heavily coded, and often belligerent debate about the nature and proper management (...)
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  40. William Walker (1994). Locke, Literary Criticism, and Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 75.0
    William Walker's original analysis of John Locke's An Essay Concerning Human Understanding offers a challenging and provocative assessment of Locke's importance as a thinker, bridging the gap between philosophical and literary-critical discussion of his work. He presents Locke as a foundational figure who defines the epistemological and ontological ground on which eighteenth-century and Romantic literature operate and eventually diverge. He is revealed as a crucial figure for emerging modernity, less the familiar empiricist innovator and more the proto-Nietzschean thinker (...)
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  41. García Gómez & M. Angel (1984). The Legend of the Laughing Philosopher and its Presence in Spanish Literature, 1500-1700. Servicio De Publicaciones, Universidad De Córdoba.score: 75.0
     
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  42. R. G. Collingwood (2005). The Philosophy of Enchantment: Studies in Folktale, Cultural Criticism, and Anthropology. Oxford University Press.score: 72.0
    This is the long-awaited publication of a set of writings by the British philosopher, historian, and archaeologist R.G. Collingwood (1889-1943) on critical, anthropological, and cultural themes only hinted at in his previously available work. At the core are six essays on folktale and magic in which Collingwood applies the principles of his philosophy of history to problems in the long-term evolution of human society and culture. The volume opens with three substantial introductory essays by the editors, authorities in their (...)
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  43. David Carrier (2002). Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism: From Formalism to Beyond Postmodernism. Praeger.score: 72.0
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction: The Rise of Philosophical Art Criticism 1 -- Chapter 1. In the Beginning Was Formalism 17 -- Chapter 2. The Structuralist Adventure 33 -- Chapter 3. The Historicist, Antiessentialist Definition of Art 55 -- Chapter 4. Resentment and Its Discontents 71 -- Chapter 5. The Deconstruction of Structuralism 87 -- Afterword: The Fate of Philosophical Art Criticism 111.
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  44. Alan Montefiore & Peregrine Horden (eds.) (1983). The Novelist as Philosopher: Modern Fiction and the History of Ideas. All Souls College.score: 72.0
     
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  45. Alekseĭ Zherebin (2004). Vertikalʹnai͡a Linii͡a: Filosofskai͡a Proza Avstrii V Russkoĭ Perspektive. Mir.score: 71.0
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  46. Jacob Neusner (2008). Theological and Philosophical Premises of Judaism. Academic Studies Press.score: 69.0
    Speech : an eye that sees, an ear that hears -- Time : considerations of temporal priority or posteriority do not enter into the Torah -- Space : the land of Israel is holier than all lands -- Analysis : hierarchical classification and the law's philosophical demonstration of monotheism -- Mixtures -- Analysis : intentionality -- Integrating the system -- Living in the kingdom of God.
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  47. Patrick Colm Hogan (2003). Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts: A Guide for Humanists. Routledge.score: 69.0
    Cognitive Science, Literature, and the Arts is the first student-friendly introduction to the uses of cognitive science in the study of literature, written specifically for the non-scientist. Patrick Colm Hogan guides the reader through all of the major theories of cognitive science, focusing on those areas that are most important to fostering a new understanding of the production and reception of literature. This accessible volume provides a strong foundation of the basic principles of cognitive science, and allows (...)
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  48. Timothy J. Reiss (1992). The Meaning of Literature. Cornell University Press.score: 69.0
    Introduction In Rene Wellek wrote that the "political attack on literature is a foolish generalization." He was dismissing those who would deprecate ...
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  49. Suzy Anger (2005). Victorian Interpretation. Cornell University Press.score: 69.0
    Victorian scriptural hermeneutics : history, intention, and evolution -- Intertext 1 : Victorian legal interpretation -- Carlyle : between biblical exegesis and romantic hermeneutics -- Intertext 2 : Victorian science and hermeneutics : the interpretation of nature -- George Eliot's hermeneutics of sympathy -- Intertext 3 : Victorian literary criticism -- Subjectivism, intersubjectivity, and intention : Oscar Wilde and literary hermeneutics.
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  50. H. G. Narahari (1944). Ātman in Pre-Upanisadic Vedic Literature. Adyar Library.score: 69.0
    77 ff. ; RS Deshmukh, Religion in Vedic Literature, p. 331. Jacobi seems to take the extreme view that the conception of immortality of the Soul was unknown ...
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