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Finding a Replacement for the Soul

Mind and Meaning in Literature and Philosophy

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$89.00 • £71.95 • €80.00

ISBN 9780674012974

Publication Date: 06/17/2004

Short

290 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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This is an adventurous and unusual book. Bourbon moves back and forth between literary and philosophical contexts with ease, showing in multifarious ways how the one can, often in unexpected ways, illuminate the other. Throughout these wide-ranging explorations Bourbon uncovers a good deal about both the nature of literary meaning and our distinctive—if tellingly irreducible—relations to literary texts.—Garry L. Hagberg, author of Art as Language: Wittgenstein, Meaning, and Aesthetic Theory and Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James, and Literary Knowledge

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