restricted access   Volume 33, Number 1, April 2009

Table of Contents

From: Philosophy and Literature

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Reflections on Benjamin Button

pp. 1-17

Comic Romance

pp. 18-35

Appreciating Susan Sontag

pp. 36-49

Human Nature in Nineteenth-Century British Novels: Doing the Math

pp. 50-72

The Art and Philosophy of George Eliot

pp. 73-90

Bioshock and the Art of Rapture

pp. 91-106

How Philosophers Trivialize Art: Bleak House, Oedipus Rex, "Leda and the Swan"

pp. 107-125

What Philosophy Can't Say About Literature: Stanley Cavell and Endgame

pp. 126-138

One True Ring or Many?: Religious Pluralism in Lessing's Nathan the Wise

pp. 139-149

The Gray Zone

pp. 150-166

A View of Life: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, and the Novel

pp. 167-183

Prufrock's Question and Roquentin's Answer

pp. 184-192

Notes and Fragments

Why Pornography Can't Be Art

pp. 193-203

Critical Discussion

Art and Selection

pp. 204-220


Comeuppance: Costly Signaling, Altruistic Punishment, and Other Biological Components of Fiction (review)

pp. 221-224

Philosophy of Literature (review)

pp. 224-227

Strange Concepts and the Stories they Make Possible (review)

pp. 227-230

Literature, Science, and the New Humanities (review)

pp. 230-233

Index to Volumes 32 and 33