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Huckleberry Finn and the morality of phronesis

Openness to contingency: Huckleberry Finn and the morality of phronesis N.S. Boone Gerald Bruns’ book, Tragic Thoughts at the End of Philosophy: Language, Literature, and Ethical Theory, makes some compelling claims about the philosophical climate of our time. Drawing mainly on Stanley Cavell, but also on philosophers as diverse as Levinas, Nussbaum, and Gadamer, Bruns […]