Fiction and the Weave of Life by John Gibson

By John Gibson

Literature is a resource of knowing and perception into the human . but ever due to the fact Aristotle, philosophers have struggled to supply a believable account of ways this is often the case. For without doubt the fictionality - the sheer invented personality - of the literary paintings signifies that literature issues itself no longer with the true global yet with other worlds - what are often known as fictional worlds. How is it, then, that fictions can let us know whatever of outcome approximately truth? In Fiction and the Weave of Life, John Gibson deals a unique and exciting account of the connection among literature and existence, and indicates that literature's nice cultural and cognitive price is inseparable from its fictionality and inventiveness.

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