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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 609–625.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Kathrin Stengel An inquiry into Wittgenstein's ethics and aesthetics has to start with the following questions: Can an aesthetics and/or ethics be extracted from his philosophical texts at all? If yes, what kind of aesthetics and/or ethics does Wittgenstein offer beyond his well-known aphoristic...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 187–204.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Patrick Colm Hogan Some recent writers on ethics, prominently Jonathan Haidt, have seen emotion and narrative as central to moral judgment and behavior. However, much of this work is not clear about the precise nature of emotion and narrative or the relation of the two to each other and to ethics...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 739–748.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Liesbeth Korthals Altes Meretoja Hanna , The Ethics of Storytelling: Narrative Hermeneutics, History, and the Possible . New York : Oxford University Press , 2017 . xii + 352 pp. Copyright © 2020 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2020 References Arendt...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 557–572.
Published: 01 December 2004
...: Oxford University Press). Attridge, Derek 1987 “Closing Statement:Linguistics and Poetics in Retrospect,” in The Linguistics of Writing: Arguments between Language and Literature , edited by Nigel Fabb et al., 15 -32 (New York:Methuen). 1994 “Trusting the Other: Ethics and Politics in J. M...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 573–594.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Michael Eskin This essay deals with the complex relationship between literature and ethics. More specifically, it inquires into and problematizes the conceptual ways in which such discursive distinctions as that between literature and moral philosophy have been upheld, as well as the assumptions...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 595–608.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Robert Eaglestone The aim of this article is to come to terms with the implications of Wittgenstein's remark that “ethics and aesthetics are one and the same.” Arguing that ethics, truth, and aesthetics have been implicitly or explicitly part of literary discourse for many years, despite being...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 627–651.
Published: 01 December 2004
...James Phelan Rhetorical literary ethics are part and parcel of the larger rhetorical interchange between authors and audiences offered by literary texts; in this respect, ethics are an intrinsic part of (rhetorical) form. More specifically,this rhetorical ethics attends to the interactions among...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 653–671.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Derek Attridge The distinctive ethical force of literature inheres not in the fictional world portrayed but in the handling of language whereby that fictional world is brought into being. Literary works that resist the immediacy and transparency of language— as is the case in modernist writing—thus...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 673–688.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Rey Chow Taking as its point of departure the unresolved problematic of ethics in poststructuralist theory, this essay approaches ethics from the perspective of mediated visuality in contemporary cultural politics. Noting how the sensitivity to otherness—be it in the form of mass culture, gender...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (3): 443–474.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Laura Byrne While the goal of Spinoza's Ethics has strong affinities with the Aristotelian goal of eudaimonia , structurally the text itself is modeled on Euclid's Elements . Does Spinoza think that the precision and certainty of mathematics can be extended to moral philosophy? To answer...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 June 2006
... University Press). Holocaust Testimony, Ethics, and the Problem of Representation Tony Kushner History, Southampton Abstract It has taken many decades after 1945 for the testimony of Holocaust vic- tims to be taken seriously. This article charts the shift from the marginalization of survivors...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 795–805.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Michael Eskin Narratology Made User-friendly: Rhetoric, Ethics, Storytelling Michael Eskin German and Comparative Literature, Columbia University James Phelan, Living to Tell about It: A Rhetoric of Ethics and Character Narration. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005. xvi + 236...
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Poetics Today (2009) 30 (2): 207–235.
Published: 01 June 2009
...David-Antoine Williams Two decades have passed since Joseph Brodsky used his Nobel address to advance the idea that “aesthetics is the mother of ethics.” Yet despite the increasing prominence of ethics in literary studies during this time, very little has been written to elucidate his claim. One...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 March 2011
... explicit discourse and cultural practice. Triune ethics theory draws on evolutionary neurobiology, virtue ethics, and multiple human sciences to illustrate three ethics that represent basic neurobiological narratives that are formed by early experience and by climates and cultures. The three basic ethical...
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Poetics Today (2012) 33 (2): 247–249.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Eyal Segal Toker Leona , Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction: Narratives of Cultural Remission . Columbus : Ohio State University Press , 2010 . x + 240 pp . © 2012 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2012 New Books at a Glance Nele Bemong, Pieter Borghart...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 141–143.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eyal Segal Sell Roger D. , Borch Adam , and Lindgren Inna , eds., The Ethics of Literary Communication: Genuineness, Directness, Indirectness . Amsterdam : John Benjamins , 2013 . xii + 271 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (4): 731–752.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ulrich Kinzel This essay on the German poet Stefan George and his poetry book The Star of the Covenant (1914) is part of a broader study of literary models of an ethics of the self in the context of governmental practices. For George and his circle of followers, the particular lines of this context...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 521–591.
Published: 01 September 2011
... or assumed by dominant hermeneutic and poetic theories since late antiquity. Shakespeare’s final romances move toward making an ethical sense—one rooted in human constants of embodied responsiveness to others—the source and ultimate judge of literary significance or poetic truth. By making the ethical rather...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 377–394.
Published: 01 September 2019
... the ethical and pedagogical functions of literature. Broadly contextualizing the issue’s contributions within literary and cognitive theory, the essay describes their various explorations of reader processing and ethical involvement, including personal, social, and environmental improvement. References...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Casey Schoenberger The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in China and the West saw a wave of skeptical approaches to metaphysics, ethics, and the physical sciences, including a related interest in “playing devil’s advocate” for seemingly weak propositions. This article analyzes two works...