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Ethics, evil, and fiction

Author: Colin McGinn
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Aimed at those interested in ethics or in the links between philosophy and literature, this book brings together moral philosophy and literary analysis in a way that offers new insights for both.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin McGinn
ISBN: 0198238770 9780198238775 9780198237167 0198237162
OCLC Number: 40753420
Notes: Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon, 1997.
Description: x, 186 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Scope of Moral Philosophy ; 2. Goodness ; 3. Knowledge of Goodness ; 4. The Evil Character ; 5. Beauty of Soul ; 6. The Picture: Dorian Gray ; 7. Who Is Frankenstein's Monster? ; 8. Conclusion: Stories and Morals
Responsibility: Colin McGinn.
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this engagingly written book. Connie S Rosati, Philosophy 71. I really enjoyed his literary-ethical exploration of Frankenstein and Dorian Gray. These portions of the book contain much that should Read more...

 
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