Noel Malcolm in the Sunday Telegraph
"This is philosophy dragged from the cloister, dusted down and made freshly relevant to suffering and egoism, death and religious ecstasy
and how we feel compasison for others"
Terry Eagleton in the Guardian
it enchants with a clause that sets you daydreaming, captivates with a stream of thought, empowers with reminiscences"
Ian Hacking in the London Review of Books
"Anyone who has even the slightest interest in philosophical matters will find Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals an utterly absorbing book"
The Wall Street Journal
Iris Murdoch has once again put us all in her debt."
Alasdair MacIntyre in The New York Times Book Review