Iris Murdoch Questions and Answers

Iris Murdoch

First let us look at what Murdoch says in "Morality and Religion" in her book Metaphysics a a Guide to Morals. In this chapter, Murdoch makes a case for the superiority of religious training and...

Latest answer posted June 25, 2020, 2:02 pm (UTC)

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Iris Murdoch

Murdoch is responding in the third paragraph to issues around moral complexity, such as the difference between duty and virtue. Murdoch associates "duty" with "orderliness"; in a morally ambiguous...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2020, 2:57 pm (UTC)

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Iris Murdoch

This fascinating novel deals so much with the theme of relationships and what it means to love somebody else. This is shown not just in Dora, but also in a number of the key characters, such as...

Latest answer posted September 23, 2013, 6:03 am (UTC)

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Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch observed that in the nineteenth century, even writers who disagreed with the prevailing notion of morality based on divine command lived within it, as a fish swims through water. In...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2020, 8:28 am (UTC)

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