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  1. The Philosophical Reflection of Man in Literature Selected Papers From Several Conferences Held by the International Society for Phenomenology and Literature in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka & International Society for Phenomenology and Literature - 1982
     
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  2. Allegory Old and New in Literature, Fine Art, Music and Theatre and its Continuity in Culture.Marlies Kronegger, Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka, World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning, International Society for Phenomenology and Literature & International Phenomenology Congress - 1994
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  3. Exploring Worldviews in Literature: From William Wordsworth to Edward Albee.Laura Inez Deavenport Barge - 2009 - Abilene Christian University Press.
    Numinous spaces in British literature from William Wordsworth to Samuel Beckett -- Jesus figures in American literature from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Edward Albee -- Using Bakhtin's definitions to discover ethical voices in Solzhenitsyn and Tolstoy -- René Girard's categories of scapegoats in literature of the American South -- Hopkins's metaphysics of nature as sacred disclosure -- The book of job as mirrored in Hopkins's metaphysics -- Beckett's mythos of the absence of God.
     
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  4. Figuring Animals: Essays on Animal Images in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture.Mary Sanders Pollock & Catherine Rainwater (eds.) - 2005 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Figuring Animals is a collection of fifteen essays concerning the representation of animals in literature, the visual arts, philosophy, and cultural practice. At the turn of the new century, it is helpful to reconsider our inherited understandings of the species, some of which are still useful to us. It is also important to look ahead to new understandings and new dialogue, which may contribute to the survival of us all. The contributors to this volume participate in this dialogue in (...)
     
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    Finding a Replacement for the Soul: Mind and Meaning in Literature and Philosophy.Brett Bourbon - 2004 - Harvard University Press.
    Approaching the study of literature as a unique form of the philosophy of language and mind--as a study of how we produce nonsense and imagine it as sense--this ...
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    Wagering on Transcendence: The Search for Meaning in Literature.Phyllis Carey (ed.) - 1997 - Sheed & Ward.
    Through essays, Mount Mary College professors from various disciplines analyze several pieces of literature from a variety of genres and authors to show how ...
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    Damned If You Do: Dilemmas of Action in Literature and Popular Culture.Margaret S. Hrezo & John M. Parrish (eds.) - 2010 - Lexington Books.
    These essays showcase the value of the narrative arts in investigating complex conflicts of value in moral and political life, and explore the philosophical problem of moral dilemmas as expressed in ancient drama, classic and contemporary ...
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    Reflecting Senses: Perception and Appearance in Literature, Culture, and the Arts.Walter Pape & Frederick Burwick (eds.) - 1995 - W. De Gruyter.
    Introduction In "search of instances where the American imagination demands the real thing, and, to attain it, must fabricate the absolute fake," Umberto ...
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    Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature.Catherine Osborne - 2007 - Oxford University Press.
    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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    Complex Pleasure: Forms of Feeling in German Literature.Stanley Corngold - 1998 - Stanford University Press.
    Complex Pleasure deals with questions of literary feeling in eight major German writers—Lessing, Kant, Hölderlin, Nietzsche, Musil, Kafka, Trakl, and Benjamin. On the basis of close readings of these authors Stanley Corngold makes vivid the following ideas: that where there is literature there is complex pleasure; that this pleasure is complex because it involves the impression of a disclosure; that this thought is foremost in the minds of a number of canonical writers; that important literary works in the German (...)
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    Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature.Hsuan L. Hsu - 2010 - Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments; Introduction: scales of identification; 1. Democratic expansionism, gothic geographies, and Charles Brockden Brown; 2. Urban apartments, global cities: the enlargement of private space in Poe and James; 3. Cultural orphans: domesticity, missionaries, and China from Stowe to Sui Sin Far; 4. 'The Checkered Globe': cosmopolitan despair in the American Pacific; 5. Literature and regional production; Epilogue: scales of resistance.
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  12. The Politics of (M)Othering: Womanhood, Identity and Resistance in African Literature.Obioma Nnaemeka (ed.) - 1997 - Routledge.
    This collection is a study of African literature framed by the central, and multi-faceted, idea of 'mother' - motherland, mothertongue, motherwit, motherhood, mothering - looking at the paradoxical location of (m)other as both central and marginal. Whilst the volume stands as a sustained feminist analysis, it engages feminist theory itself by showing how issues in feminism are, in African literature, recast in different and complex ways.
     
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  13. The Ethics in Literature.Andrew Hadfield, Dominic Rainsford & Tim Woods - 1999
     
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    Perfect Friendship: Studies in Literature and Moral Philosophy From Boccaccio to Corneille.Ullrich Langer - 1994 - Librairie Droz.
    I am grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for a year-long fellowship that enabled me to write major portions of this book; ...
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  15. Agents and Lives Moral Thinking in Literature.S. L. Goldberg - 1993
     
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  16. Philosophy in Literature: Shakespeare, Voltaire, Tolstoy & Proust.Morris Weitz - 1963 - Detroit: Wayne State University Press.
     
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  17. Self-Reference in Literature and Other Media.Walter Bernhart & Werner Wolf (eds.) - 2010 - Rodopi.
     
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  18. Colors of the Mind: Conjectures on Thinking in Literature.Angus Fletcher - 1991 - Harvard University Press.
     
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  19. Personalism and the Politics of Culture: Readings in Literature and Religion From the New Testament to the Poetry of Northern Ireland.Patrick Grant - 1996 - St. Martin's Press.
     
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  20. Philosophy in Literature.Charles W. Johnson - 1992
     
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  21. Philosophy in Literature: Metaphysical Darkness and Ethical Light.Konstantin Kolenda - 1982 - Barnes & Noble.
     
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  22. Philosophy in Literature Metaphysical Darkness and Ethical Light /Konstantin Kolenda. --. --.Konstantin Kolenda - 1982 - Barnes & Noble, Books, 1982.
     
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  23. Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts.Marie Mianowski (ed.) - 2012 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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  24. Philosophy in Literature.H. P. Rickman - 1996
     
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    Philosophy in Literature.Julian L. Ross - 1950 - Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 25 (1):141-142.
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  26. Life Creative Mimesis of Emotion ; From Sorrow to Elation: Elegiac Virtuosity in Literature.Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka & World Institute for Advanced Phenomenological Research and Learning - 2000
     
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  27. Thresholds & Testimonies: Recovering Order in Literature and Criticism.Frederic Will - 1988 - Wayne State University Press.
     
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    Cognitive Dimensions of Achieving (and Failing) in Literature.Wolfgang Huemer - 2012 - In J. Dreiber, E. Konrad, T. Petraschka & H. Rott (eds.), Understanding Fiction. mentis. pp. 26-44.
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    Nostalgia: Origins and Ends of an Unenlightened Disease.Helmut Illbruck - 2012 - Northwestern University Press.
    Introduction: original questions -- Nostalgia's early modern origins: cultural backgrounds -- Dr. Thomas Willis and the science of nervous sensibility -- Nostalgia's original theories: implications and effects -- The ranz-des-vaches -- "Medical" nostalgia and its uses in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe -- Critics of nostalgia: Kant, Schopenhauer, and the question of time -- Nostalgia's modern translations -- Uncanny acts of violence -- Postmodern reencounters -- Conclusion: the end of nostalgia.
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    Isolated Cases: The Anxieties of Autonomy in Enlightenment Philosophy and Romantic Literature.Nancy Yousef - 2004 - Cornell University Press.
    While individuals presented in central texts of the period are indeed often alone or separated from others, Yousef regards this isolation as a problem the texts attempt to illuminate, rather than a condition they construct as normative or ...
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    Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism.Robert E. Abrams - 2004 - Cambridge University Press.
    Robert Abrams argues that new concepts of space and landscape emerged in mid-nineteenth-century American writing, marking a linguistic and interpretative limit to American expansion. Abrams supports the radical elements of antebellum writing, where writers from Hawthorne to Rebecca Harding Davis disputed the naturalizing discourses of mid-nineteenth century society. Whereas previous critics find in antebellum writing a desire to convert chaos into an affirmative, liberal agenda, Abrams contends that authors of the 1840s and 50s deconstructed more than they constructed.
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    Guilt and Shame: Essays in French Literature, Thought and Visual Culture.Jenny Chamarette & Jennifer Higgins (eds.) - 2010 - Peter Lang.
    This collection of essays, on French and francophone prose, poetry, drama, visual art, cinema and thought, assesses guilt and shame in relation to structures of ...
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  33. Western Philosophical Systems in Russian Literature: A Collection of Critical Studies.Anthony M. Mlikotin (ed.) - 1979 - University of Southern California Press.
     
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    Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth-Century France.Julia Simon - 2001 - University of Rochester Press.
    Beyond Contractual Morality looks at current debates over the meaning of liberalism by reexamining their roots in eighteenth-century texts, which demonstrate ...
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    Real (M)Othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature.Shelley M. Park - 2005 - In Sally Haslanger & Charlotte Witt (eds.), Real (M)othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature. In Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt, eds. Adoption Matters: Philosophical and Feminist Essays. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 171-194. Cornell University Press. pp. 171-194.
    This paper examines the complexity and fluidity of maternal identity through an examination of narratives about "real motherhood" found in children's literature. Focusing on the multiplicity of mothers in adoption, I question standard views of maternity in which gestational, genetic and social mothering all coincide in a single person. The shortcomings of traditional notions of motherhood are overcome by developing a fluid and inclusive conception of maternal reality as authored by a child's own perceptions.
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    Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory.Jane Adamson, Richard Freadman & David Parker (eds.) - 1998 - Cambridge University Press.
    Is it possible for postmodernism to offer viable, coherent accounts of ethics? Or are our social and intellectual worlds too fragmented for any broad consensus about the moral life? These issues have emerged as some of the most contentious in literary and philosophical studies. In Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory a distinguished international gathering of philosophers and literary scholars address the reconceptualisations involved in this 'turn towards ethics'. An important feature of this has been a renewed interest (...)
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    Speaking the Despicable: Blasphemy in Literature.Andreea Tereza Nitisor - 2007 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 6 (16):69-79.
    This article examines the controversial issue of blasphemy in literature from the viewpoint of reception inside and outside the academia. The thesis of the article is that blasphemy in literature, though inherently related to religion and language, has a plurality of connotations and interpretations (dissidence, intertextuality, critique of colonialism, discursive strategy, alterity/Otherness, ethnicity, subversive text). Consequently, blasphemy in literature is an incentive for fruitful discussions regarding tolerance, freedom of expression, and the re-situation of the (post)modern self in (...)
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    Elusive Narrators in Literature and Film.George M. Wilson - 2007 - Philosophical Studies 135 (1):73 - 88.
    It is widely held in theories of narrative that all works of literary narrative fiction include a narrator who fictionally tells the story. However, it is also granted that the personal qualities of a narrator may be more or less radically effaced. Recently, philosophers and film theorists have debated whether movies similarly involve implicit audio-visual narrators. Those who answer affirmatively allow that these cinematic narrators will be radically effaced. Their opponents deny that audio-visual narrators figure in the ontology of movies (...)
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    Loneliness in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature.Ben Lazare Mijuskovic - 2012 3rd edition - iUniverse.
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    [Book Review] Aidos, the Psychology and Ethics of Honour and Shame in Ancient Greek Literature[REVIEW]Douglas L. Cairns - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):181-183.
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    Reproducing the Womb: Images of Childbirth in Science, Feminist Theory, and Literature.Alice E. Adams & Ann Dally - 1997 - History of Science 35:113-114.
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    Diagnosis as Narrative in Ancient Literature.L. T. Pearcy - 1991 - American Journal of Philology 113 (4):595-616.
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  43. Women in History, Literature, and the Arts a Festschrift for Hildegard Schnuttgen in Honor of Her Thirty Years of Outstanding Service at Youngstown State University.Lorrayne Y. Baird-Lange, Thomas A. Copeland & Hildegard Schnuttgen - 1989 - Youngstown State University.
  44. The Shipwrecked Sailor in Arabic and Western Literature: Ibn Ṭufayl and His Influence on European Writers.Mahmud Baroud - 2012 - I.B. Tauris.
     
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  45. Realism in European Literature Essays in Honour of J.P. Stern.Nicholas Boyle, Martin Swales & J. P. Stern - 1986
     
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  46. The Passions in Roman Thought and Literature.Susanna Morton Braund & Christopher Gill - 1997
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    Relighting the Souls: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion, and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background.Frederick E. Brenk - 1998 - Franz Steiner Verlag.
    This collection contains many stimulating and important articles from the Plutarch renaissance, especially on the interaction between divine and human worlds, ...
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  48. The Revolution of Moral Consciousness: Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914.Edith W. Clowes - 1988 - Northern Illinois University Press.
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    Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity.John Culbert - 2010 - University of Nebraska Press.
    Introduction -- The muse of paralysis -- Horizon of conquest: Eugene Fromentin's Algerian narratives -- Slow progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar -- Frustration: Michel Leiris -- Atopia: Roland Barthes -- The wake of Ulysses.
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  50. Understanding Fiction: Knowledge and Meaning in Literature.Jürgen Daiber, Eva-Maria Konrad, Thomas Petraschka & Hans Rott (eds.) - 2012 - Mentis.
    The book addresses the questions how literature can convey knowledge and how literary meaning can arise in the face of the fact that fictional texts waive the usual claim to truth. Based on the interdisciplinary cooperation of literary scholars and analytic philosophers, the present anthology attempts a) to analyze the possibility and conditions of gaining knowledge through literature, and b) to apply, in a fruitful way, philosophical theories of meaning and interpretation to the constitution of meaning within the (...)
     
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