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Ethics, evil, and fiction

Bringing together moral philosophy and literary analysis in a way that offers new insights for both, McGinn examines the relations between morality, art and beauty. He shows the value of literary texts as sources of moral illumination
eBook, English, 1997
Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1997
1 online resource (x, 186 pages)
9780198237167, 9780191598005, 9780198238775, 0198237162, 0191598003, 0198238770
1. Introduction: The Scope of Moral Philosophy
2. Goodness
3. Knowledge of Goodness
4. The Evil Character
5. Beauty of Soul
6. The Picture: Dorian Gray
7. Who is Frankenstein's Monster?
8. Conclusion: Stories and Morals