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Finding a Replacement for the Soul

Mind and Meaning in Literature and Philosophy

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ISBN 9780674012974

Publication Date: 06/17/2004

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290 pages

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

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  • Preface
  • Note on Abbreviations
  • Introduction: What Are We When We Are Not?
  • I. The Surface of Language and the Absence of Meaning
    • 1. From Soul-Making to Person-Making
    • 2. The Logical Form of Fiction
    • 3. The Emptiness of Literary Interpretation
    • 4. To Be But Not To Mean
    • 5. How Do Oracles Mean?
  • II. Senses and Nonsenses: Joyce’s Finnegans Wake and Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations
    • 6. A Twitterlitter of Nonsense: Askesis at Finnegans Wake
    • 7. The Analogy between Persons and Words
    • 8. “The Human Body Is the Best Picture of the Human Soul”
    • 9. The Senses of Time
    • 10. Being Something and Meaning Something
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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