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Iris Murdoch, Philosopher


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ustin Broackes: IntroductionIris Murdoch: Heidegger: Sein und ZeitJohn Bayley: Iris on Safari1: Peter Conradi: Holy Fool and Magus2: Martha Nussbaum: 'Faint with secret knowledge'3: Maria Antonaccio: The Virtues of Metaphysics4: Richard Moran: Iris Murdoch and Existentialism5: Carla Bagnoli: The Exploration of Moral Life6: Bridget Clarke: Iris Murdoch and the Prospects for Critical Moral Perception7: Margaret Holland: Social Convention and Neurosis as Obstacles to Moral Freedom8: Roger Crisp: Iris Murdoch on Nobility and Moral Value9: Julia Driver: For every Foot its own Shoe10: Lawrence Blum: Visual Metaphors in Iris Murdoch's Moral Philosophy11: Alison Denham: Psychopathy, Empathy, & Moral MotivationBibliographyIndex of Names

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Edited by Justin Broackes, Brown University, Rhode IslandJustin Broackes is Associate Professor at Brown University, Rhode Island. His research interests are History of 17th and 18th century philosophy, topics in ancient philosophy, metaphysics, topics in epistemology and philosophy of mind.Contributors: Maria Antonaccio, Bucknell UniversityCarla Bagnoli, University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeJohn Bayley, Oxford UniversityLawrence Blum, University of MassachusettsJustin Broackes, Brown UniversityBridget Clarke, University of MontanaPeter Conradi, Kingston University, emeritusRoger Crisp, Oxford UniversityAlison Denham, Oxford UniversityJulia Driver, Washington University, St LouisMargaret Holland, University of Northern IowaRichard Moran, Harvard UniversityIris MurdochMartha Nussbaum, University of Chicago


[this] fine collection of essays * Jonathan Derbyshire, Literary Review *
[a] fine collection * Simon Blackburn, Times Literary Supplement *
a milestone in the history of Murdoch scholarship * Megan J. Laverty, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *
This book is so full of good things that it is difficult for a reviewer to know where to start or stop. * Hugo Meynell, The Heythrop Journal *

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