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Existentialists and mystics : writings on philosophy and literature / Iris Murdoch.

Murdoch, Iris (Author). Conradi, Peter J., 1945- (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 0713992255 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780713992250 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxx, 546 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 1998.

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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Literature and philosophy: a conversation with Bryan Magee -- Thinking and language -- Nostalgia for the particular -- Metaphysics and ethics -- Vision and choice in morality -- The novelist as metaphysician -- The existentialist hero -- Sartre's The emotions: outline of a theory -- De Beauvoir's The ethics of ambiguity -- The image of mind -- The existentialist political myth -- Hegel in modern dress -- Existentialist bite -- Knowing the void -- T.S. Eliot as a moralist -- A house of theory -- Mass, might and myth -- The darkness of practical reason -- The sublime and the good -- Existentialists and mystics -- Salvation by words -- Art is the imitaiton of nature -- The sublime and the beautiful revisited -- Against dryness -- The idea of perfection -- on 'God' and 'good' -- The sovereignty of good over other concepts -- The fire and the sun: why Plato banished the artists -- Art and Eros: a dialogue about art -- Above the gods: a dialogue about religion
Subject: Philosophy.
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