Literature and Moral Purpose

Davies, Robertson
November 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1990, Issue 7, p15
Discusses how far literature may be expected to discuss moral problems and the contribution it can make to their solution. General notion of the meaning of moral purpose; Potential reason for tolerating some immoral actions; Natural and supernatural virtues; Examples of literature that have an avowed moral purpose.


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