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Title A sense of the world : essays on fiction, narrative, and knowledge / edited by John Gibson, Wolfgang Huemer, and Luca Pocci.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (351 pages)
Series Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy ; 6
Routledge studies in contemporary philosophy ; 6.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Knowledge, Theory of, in literature.
Reality in literature.
Contents Introduction : the prospects of literary cognitivism / John Gibson -- Learning from literature / Peter Lamarque -- Literary realism, recognition, and the communication of knowledge / Noël Carroll -- The laboratory of the mind / Catherine Z. Elgin -- "How could you?" : deeper understanding through fiction / Susan L. Feagin -- Aharon Appelfeld and the problem of Holocaust fiction / Bernard Harrison -- The return of the repressed : caring about literature and its themes / Luca Pocci -- Lewis Carroll : fugitive from reality? / A.D. Nuttall -- Philosophy as/and/of literature / Arthur C. Danto -- The ends of narrative / Richard Eldridge -- Narrative catharsis / Garry L. Hagberg -- Postmodern narratives of the past : Simon Schama / Lubomír Doležel -- En abyme : internal models and cognitive mapping / Brian McHale -- Traveling stories : knowledge, activism, and the humanities / Linda Hutcheon -- Poetry and cognition / Eileen John -- Why read literature? The cognitive function of form / Wolfgang Huemer -- "The way light at the edge of a beach in autumn is learned" : literature as learning / Frank B. Farrell -- Wonder in The winter's tale : a cautionary account of epistemic criticism / Charles Altieri -- Legends and myths / Kendall L. Walton -- Literature and make-believe / Joseph Margolis -- Art and the view from nowhere / Alex Burri -- Culture : a recursive process / Wolfgang Iser.
Introduction : the prospects of literary cognitivism / John Gibson -- Learning from literature / Peter Lamarque -- Literary realism, recognition, and the communication of knowledge / No襬 Carroll -- The laboratory of the mind / Catherine Z. Elgin -- "How could you" : deeper understanding through fiction / Susan L. Feagin -- Aharon Appelfeld and the problem of Holocaust fiction / Bernard Harrison -- The return of the repressed : caring about literature and its themes / Luca Pocci -- Lewis Carroll : fugitive from reality/ A.D. Nuttall -- Philosophy as/and/of literature / Arthur C. Danto -- The ends of narrative / Richard Eldridge -- Narrative catharsis / Garry L. Hagberg -- Postmodern narratives of the past : Simon Schama / Lubom⩲ Dole麥l -- En abyme : internal models and cognitive mapping / Brian McHale -- Traveling stories : knowledge, activism, and the humanities / Linda Hutcheon -- Poetry and cognition / Eileen John -- Why read literatureThe cognitive function of form / Wolfgang Huemer -- "The way light at the edge of a beach in autumn is learned" : literature as learning / Frank B. Farrell -- Wonder in The winter's tale : a cautionary account of epistemic criticism / Charles Altieri -- Legends and myths / Kendall L. Walton -- Literature and make-believe / Joseph Margolis -- Art and the view from nowhere / Alex Burri -- Culture : a recursive process / Wolfgang Iser.
Summary This title examines how works of literary fiction can be a source of knowledge. It mixes work by literary theorists with that of analytic philosophers which provides a variety of ways in which fiction can engage questions of worldly interest.
Other Author Gibson, John, 1969-
Huemer, Wolfgang, 1968-
Pocci, Luca.
Other Title Print version: Gibson, John. Fiction Narrative and Knowledge. Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012 9780415701914