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Title The philosophy of Sherlock Holmes / edited by Philip Tallon and David Baggett.
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012.
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 Floor4  PR4624 .P485 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 206 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / David Baggett and Philip Tallon -- Sherlock Holmes as Epistemologist / David Baggett -- Not the Crime, but the Man: Sherlock Holmes and Charles Augustus Milverton / David Rozema -- A Case of Insincerity: What Does it Mean to Deceive Someone? / Kevin Kinghorn -- Sherlock's Reasoning Toolbox / Massimo Pigliucci -- Watsons, Adlers, Lestrades, and Moriarties: on the Nature of Friends and Enemies / Philip Tallon -- Eliminating the impossible: Sherlock Holmes and the supernatural / Kyle Blanchette -- Was it morally wrong to kill off Sherlock Holmes? / Andrew Terjesen -- Sherlock Holmes: Artist of Reason / D.Q. McInerny -- Sherlock Holmes and the Ethics of Hyperspecialization / Bridget McKenney Costello and Gregory Bassham -- Passionate Objectivity in Sherlock Holmes / Charles Taliaferro and Michel Le Gall -- The Industrious Sherlock Holmes / Gregory Bassham -- The Dog That Did Not Bark: Learning How to Read "The Book of Life" / Carrie-Ann Biondi -- Aristotle on Detective Fiction / Dorothy L. Sayers -- The Grim Reaper on Baker Street / Elizabeth Glass-Turner.
Subject Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 -- Characters -- Sherlock Holmes.
Holmes, Sherlock.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
Philosophy in literature.
Private investigators in literature.
Related Names Tallon, Philip.
Baggett, David.
ISBN 9780813136714 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813136717 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813136875 (pdf)
0813136873 (pdf)
9780813140568 (epub)
0813140560 (epub)
OCLC number 788282024