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Perfection and Fiction : A study in Iris Murdoch's Moral Philosophy

Gåvertsson, Frits LU (2018)
Abstract
This thesis comprises a study of the ethical thought of Iris Murdoch with special emphasis, as evidenced by the title, on how morality is intimately connected to self-improvement aiming at perfection and how the study of (literary) fiction has an important role to play in our strive towards bettering ourselves within the framework set by Murdoch’s moral philosophy.
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author
supervisor
opponent
  • professor Schellekens Dammann, Elisabeth, Uppsala universitet
organization
publishing date
type
Thesis
publication status
published
subject
keywords
Iris Murdoch, Perfectionism, Philosophy and Literature, Literary Turn, Moral Philosophy, Ethics
edition
1st
pages
309 pages
publisher
Lund University (Media-Tryck)
defense location
C121, LUX, Helgonavägen 3, Lund
defense date
2018-09-24 10:15
ISBN
978-91-88473-93-6
978-91-88473-94-3
language
English
LU publication?
yes
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1fb52f14-e66b-45da-ac67-9e0e4d7c6bcf
date added to LUP
2018-08-08 11:26:49
date last changed
2018-11-21 21:41:03
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