November 9: Robert Eaglestone

 Robert Eaglestone: “Critical Knowledge, Scientific Knowledge, and the Truth of Literature”

In “Critical Knowledge, Scientific Knowledge, and the Truth of Literature,” Robert Eaglestone poses the question as to whether literature can constitute knowledge in the same sense as scientific knowledge.  Is there a meaningful sense in which literature can be said to be true?  To request a copy of this reading, please write directly to: paulinepark[at]earthlink.net.   Location: Muhlenberg Library, 209 West 23rd Street (near 7th Avenue).