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Perfectionist Turn : From Metanorms to Metaethics (Hardcover) (Douglas J. Den Uyl & Douglas B.
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How can works of the imagination help us to understand good and evil in the modern world? In this new collection of essays, Alex Danchev treats the artist as a crucial moral witness of our troubled times, and puts art to work in the service of political and ethical inquiry. He takes inspiration from Seamus Heaney's dictum: 'the imaginative transformation of human life is the means by which we can most truly grasp and comprehend it'. This is a book of blasphemers, world menders, troublemakers, torturers and turbulent priests of every persuasion.
Number of Pages: 346
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Author: Douglas J. Den Uyl & Douglas B. Rasmussen
Street Date: July 1, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7863