restricted access   Volume 39, Number 1, April 2015

Table of Contents


Love’s Negative Dialectic in Henry James’s The Golden Bowl

pp. 1-14

The Quarrel between Poetry and Philosophy in the Early Dialogues of St. Augustine

pp. 15-31

Rewriting the Death of the Author: Rancièrian Reflections

pp. 32-46

Atonement in Theology and Literature

pp. 47-63

Symposium: Wittgenstein Contextualized

Earlier Wittgenstein, Later Beckett

pp. 64-86

Wittgenstein’s Augustinian Cosmogony in Zettel 608

pp. 87-106

Wittgenstein’s Language Plays

pp. 107-127

The Tale Parfit Tells: Analytic Metaphysics of Personal Identity vs. Wittgensteinian Film and Literature

pp. 128-153

Possibilities of Grieving

pp. 154-171

Is Ethics Nonsense?: The Imagination, and the Spirit against the Limit

pp. 172-187

In Focus: Reflections on Lyric Philosophy

Introduction: What Is Lyric Philosophy?

pp. 188-201

Lyric, Time, Beauty

pp. 202-210

“What Is Not Self”: Jan Zwicky, Simone Weil, and the Resonance of Decreation

pp. 211-218

We Know It in Our Bones: Reading a Thirty-Five-Acre Plot in Rural Virginia with Three Poems by Charles Wright

pp. 219-232

Creative Directions

The Weighing of Our Words

pp. 233-242

Readers’ Responses

A Critical Response to Heidi M. Silcox’s “What’s Wrong with Alienation?”

pp. 243-247

Notes and Fragments

Acknowledging Unknowing: Stanley Cavell and the Philosophical Criticism of Literature

pp. 248-258

Kantian Ethics in Gulliver’s Travels: Are the Houyhnhnms Role Models?

pp. 259-266


How Literature Plays with the Brain: The Neuroscience of Reading and Art by Paul B. Armstrong (review)

pp. 267-270


Philosophers into Fiction

pp. 271-284