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Rowe, Anne

Iris Murdoch: A Reassessment

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: ‘A Large Hall of Reflection’
Anne Rowe

Part I. Reinstating Theology

2. Reconsidering Iris Murdoch’s Moral Philosophy and Theology
Maria Antonaccio

3. ‘All the World Must Be “Religious”’: Iris Murdoch’s Ontological Arguments
Stephen Mulhall

4. Iris Murdoch’s Deconstructive Theology
Suguna Ramanathan

Part II. Reconsidering Moral Philosophy

5. Murdoch on the Impossibility of Moral Scepticism
Edith Brugmans

6. The Ethics of Self-Concern
Samantha Vice

7. Attention, Self and The Sovereignty of Good
Christopher Mole

Part III. Revisiting The Saint and the Artist

8. The Ascetic Impulse in Iris Murdoch’s Thought
Maria Antonaccio

9. The Curse of The Bell: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Narrative
Bran Nicol

Part IV. Rereading Literature

10. Saint Iris? Murdoch’s Place in the Modern Canon
Nick Turner

11. Houses of Fiction: Iris Murdoch and Henry James
Priscilla Martin

12. A Literary Foremother: Iris Murdoch and Carol Shields
Alex Ramon

13. ‘Policemen in a Search Team’: Iris Murdoch’s The Black Prince and Ian McEwan’s Atonement
Anne Rowe

Part V. Renegotiating Gender, Sexuality and Feminism

14. Plato, Foucault and Beyond: Ethics, Beauty and Bisexuality in The Good Apprentice
Tammy Grimshaw

15. Reassessing Iris Murdoch in the Light of Feminist Philosophy: Michèle Le Doeuff and the Philosophical Imaginary
Marije Altorf

Part VI. Reinvestigating Negative Capability

16. Oedipus, Peter Pan and Negative Capability: On Writing Iris Murdoch’s Life
Peter J. Conradi

17. Alzheimer’s Amyloid Analogy: Disease Depicted through A Word Child
Rivka Isaacson

Keywords: Philosophy, Ethics, Moral Philosophy, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Fiction, Modern Philosophy

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
236 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230625174
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28115-2

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