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