Gregory F. Tague

Making Mind

Moral Sense and Consciousness in Philosophy, Science, and Literature

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Auteur Gregory F. Tague
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

In this illuminating and wide-ranging study, Gregory F. Tague returns to a familiar chapter of English literary history in order to give it an evolutionary twist. His erudite account of morality in science, philosophy and the eighteenth-century novel hinges on the proposition that human beings are equipped with an inborn but culturally coded moral sense whose real-life manifestations have also had a bearing on the stories told by people since time immemorial. Typically providing a “narrative ...