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You are currently browsing 11–20 of 24 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts

    Edited by Matthew Kieran, Dominic Lopes

    Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts is the first comprehensive collection of papers by philosophers examining the nature of imagination and its role in understanding and making art.Imagination is a central concept in aesthetics with close ties to issues in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Charlotte Yonge

    Rereading Domestic Religious Fiction

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Charlotte Yonge, a dedicated religious, didactic, and domestic novelist, has become one of the most effectively rediscovered Victorian women writers of the last decades. Her prolific output of fiction does not merely give a fascinatingly different insight into nineteenth-century popular culture; it...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. On Manners

    By Karen Stohr

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Many otherwise enlightened people often dismiss etiquette as a trivial subject or—worse yet—as nothing but a disguise for moral hypocrisy or unjust social hierarchies. Such sentiments either mistakenly assume that most manners merely frame the “real issues” of any interpersonal exchange or...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Paul de Man (Routledge Revivals)

    Deconstruction and the Critique of Aesthetic Ideology

    By Christopher Norris

    Paul de Man - literary critic, literary philosopher, "American deconstructionist" - changed the landscape of criticism through his rigorous theories and writings. Upon its original publication in 1988, Christopher Norris' book was the first full-length introduction to de Man, a reading that offers...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  5. A Sense of the World

    Essays on Fiction, Narrative, and Knowledge

    Edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer, Luca Pocci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    A team of leading contributors from both philosophical and literary backgrounds have been brought together in this impressive book to examine how works of literary fiction can be a source of knowledge. Together, they analyze the important trends in this current popular debate. The...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Philosophical Romanticism

    Edited by Nikolas Kompridis

    Philosophical Romanticism is one of the first books to address the relationship between philosophy and romanticism, an area which is currently undergoing a major revival. This collection of specially-written articles by world-class philosophers explores the contribution of romantic thought to...

    Published May 25th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Reading Cavell

    Edited by Alice Crary, Sanford Shieh

    Alongside Richard Rorty, Hilary Putnam and Jacques Derrida, Stanley Cavell is arguably one of the best-known philosophers in the world. This state-of-the-art collection explores the work of this original and interesting figure who has already been the subject of a number of books, conferences...

    Published January 27th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Very Little ... Almost Nothing

    Death, Philosophy and Literature, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Critchley

    Series: Warwick Studies in European Philosophy

    Very Little ... Almost Nothing puts the question of the meaning of life back at the centre of intellectual debate. Its central concern is how we can find a meaning to human finitude without recourse to anything that transcends that finitude. A profound but secular meditation on the theme of death,...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Literary Wittgenstein

    Edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer

    The Literary Wittgenstein is a stellar collection of articles relating the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) to core problems in the theory and philosophy of literature. Amid growing recognition that Wittgenstein's philosophy has important implications for literary studies, this book...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Vertellingen

    By Richard Kearney

    Series: Routledge filosofie

    Verhalen bieden ons bijzonder veelzijdige en duurzame inzichten in de menselijke conditie en hebben al sinds Aristoteles de aandacht van de filosofie getrokken.Het leidmotief van Vertellingen is dat dit digitale en naar verluidt 'postmoderne' tijdperk niet de ondergang van het verhaal aankondigt,...

    Published December 5th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense
    By Anthony Cunningham
    To Be Published May 27th 2015
  2. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature
    Edited by Nöel Carroll, John Gibson
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  3. Being and Nothingness
    By Jean-Paul Sartre
    To Be Published December 31st 2015
  4. Philosophy of Literature: A Contemporary Introduction
    By John Gibson
    To Be Published January 14th 2016

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