In this book, Emslie establishes that narrative explanations are to be preferred over non-narrative in the humanities. They are more truthful in two senses. They both correspond more closely to reality and allow inference as to normative values. This is particularly the case when aesthetics are added to the mix.
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About the Author
Barry Emslie is an independent scholar working in Berlin, Germany.
Table of ContentsAn Overview Marxist Humanism: Hegel, Marx, Lukács, Eagleton, Habermas Women and Writing: Women Theorists, Women Novelists, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë Freud: Science as narrative, a perverse and singular teleology, certainty masquerading as doubt Philosophy and Fatherland: German Transcendentalism, Aesthetics, and Nationalism Realism: Brecht, Sport, the Bible, Lenin, Conspiracy theories Death