Philosophy, Literature, and the Dissolution of the Subject

by Zeynep Talay (Author)
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If philosophy has limits, what lies beyond them? One answer is literature. In this study, rather than seeing literature as a source of illustrations of philosophical themes, the author considers both philosophy and literature as sometimes competing but often complementary ways of making sense of and conveying the character of ethical experience. She does so through an analysis of ideas about language, experience and ethics in the philosophy of Nietzsche, and of the way in which these themes are worked out and elaborated in the writings of Robert Musil and the Turkish novelist Oguz Atay.

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Publication Date
September 09, 2014
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Page count
282
ISBN
9783653986143
Paper ISBN
9783631651681