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EXISTENTIALISTS AND MYSTICS gathers together for the first time in one volume the most influential and inspiring of Iris Murdoch's essays and shorter pieces - including major critiques of existentialism written in the fifties, important essays such as 'The Sublime and the Good', and her two Platonic dialogues on art and religion. There are also incisive evaluations of the thinking and writings.

EXISTENTIALISTS AND MYSTICS gathers together for the first time in one volume the most influential and inspiring of Iris Murdoch's essays and shorter pieces - including major critiques of existentialism written in the fifties, important essays such as 'The Sublime and the Good', and her two Platonic dialogues on art and religion.

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Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 1919. She read Classics at Somerville College, Oxford, and after working in the Treasury and abroad, was awarded a research studentship in Philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge. In 1948 she returned to Oxford as fellow and tutor at St Anne’s College and later taught at the Royal College of Art. Until her death in 1999, she lived in Oxford with her.The best Iris Murdoch books, novels and philosophical essays recommended by Miles Leeson, Director of the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at Chichester.Philosophy Essays book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.


Iris Murdoch. Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 1919. She read Classics at Somerville College, Oxford, and after working in the Treasury and abroad, was awarded a research studentship in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge. In 1948 she returned to Oxford as fellow and tutor at St Anne’s College and later taught at the Royal College of.Iris Murdoch was a notable philosopher before she was a notable novelist and her work was brave, brilliant, and independent. She made her name first for her challenges to Gilbert Ryle and behaviourism, and later for her book on Sartre (1953), but she had the greatest impact with her work in moral philosophy--and especially her book The Sovereignty of Good (1970).

Iris Murdoch (Author) Iris Murdoch was born in Dublin in 1919. She read Classics at Somerville College, Oxford, and after working in the Treasury and abroad, was awarded a research studentship in Philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge. In 1948 she returned to Oxford as fellow and tutor at St Anne’s College and later taught at the Royal College of Art. Until her death in 1999, she lived in.

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Existentialists And Mystics: Writings on Philosophy and Literature by Iris Murdoch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk.

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This book provides a concise and highly readable reassessment of Iris Murdoch's engagement with philosophy throughout her life and proposes that she was, most importantly, a philosophical novelist. By investigating her use of philosophical argument in her fictional writing, it becomes clear that her narratives always depend upon a strong metaphysical underpinning.

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In Why Iris Murdoch Matters Gary Browning draws on as yet unpublished archival material to present an unrivalled overview of Murdoch's work and thought. Browning argues for Murdoch's position amongst the key theorists of modern life, and discusses in detail her engagement with the notion of late modernity. Her multiple perspectives on art, philosophy, religion, politics and the self all relate.

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Google Books (no proxy). Iris Murdoch, Gender and Philosophy. Sabina Lovibond - 2011 - Routledge. Iris Murdoch, Philosopher: A Collection of Essays. Christopher Cordner - 2013 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 51 (1):142-143. Picturing the Human: The Moral Thought of Iris Murdoch. Maria Antonaccio - 2000 - Oxford University Press. The Sovereignty of Good. Iris Murdoch - 1971.

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A knowledge of Iris Murdoch’s philosophical and critical essays is invaluable for the reader wishing to understand her fiction.Her moral philosophy, which entails a rejection of existentialism.

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Iris Murdoch once observed: 'philosophy is often a matter of finding occasions on which to say the obvious'. What was obvious to Murdoch, and to all those who read her work, is that Good transcends everything - even God. Throughout her distinguished and prolific writing career, she explored questions of Good and Bad, myth and morality. The framework for Murdoch's questions - and her own.

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This book provides a concise and highly readable reassessment of Iris Murdoch's engagement with philosophy throughout her life and proposes that she was, most importantly, a philosophical novelist. By investigating her use of philosophical argument in her fictional writing, it becomes clear that her narratives always depend upon a strong metaphysical underpinning. Leeson proceeds thematically.

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Jean Iris Murdoch was a British philosopher and writer. Born on July 15, 1919 in Phibsborough, Ireland, she wrote prolifically on virtue and evil, morality, ethics, sexuality and the unconscious mind.The recurring themes in Iris Murdoch’s writings were the link between philosophy and psychology with a hint of humor.

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