Iris Murdoch’s Notion of a Loving Gaze

Snow, Nancy
December 2005
Journal of Value Inquiry;Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 3/4, p487
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Iris Murdoch's notion of a loving gaze. Murdoch considers the loving gaze as an instrument that helps people acknowledge the flaws, virtues and features of a personality. Moreover, the article provides a discussion of the other kind of perception, the hostile gaze, which uses prejudice and distortion to understand personality.


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