Narrative Dimensions Of Philosophy: A Semiotic Exploration in the Work of Merleau-Ponty…

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bySky Marsen

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Sky Marsen proposes a new way of reading philosophy, through the lens of narrative semiotics she highlights the similarities between creative and philosophical writing and shows how theoretical texts, such as philosophy, rely to a large extent on strategies of communication present also in fictional narratives.

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Sky Marsen proposes a new way of reading philosophy, through the lens of narrative semiotics she highlights the similarities between creative and philosophical writing and shows how theoretical texts, such as philosophy, rely to a large extent on strategies of communication present also in fictional narratives.

SKY MARSEN is Lecturer in Language Studies and Acting Director of the Writing Program in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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Format:PerfectDimensions:192 pages, 8.55 × 6.53 × 0.64 inPublished:December 1, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230005322

ISBN - 13:9780230005327

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Table of Contents

Language and Knowledge * The Narrative Framework * Narrative in Discourse * Narration, Observation and Knowledge * Existence, Perception and the Narrative Imagination * Fiction, Possible Worlds and Reality * Presupposed Worlds * Who If Not He? Or, the Return of the Hero * Conclusion