Philosophy and Literature: the wey towards the dialogue

Keywords: history of philosophy, text, cultural assimilation, philosophical discourse, literary discourse, dialogue


The author analyzes the relebans issue of interaction between philosophical and literary discourses. The main attention in the material focuses on the spheres of mutual influence between philosophy and artistic literature. It has been indicated that the possibilities of interaction are dictated not only by cultural landmarks, but also by socio-historical preconditions.The author tries to prove that literature can be a source of philosophizing, but at the same time philosophy comprehends literature. This leads to the formation of special disciplinary formations that have the ability to rethink and redefine the very practice of writing and practice of philosophizing. But at the same time, we understand that modernity does not give us reason to deduce a common denominator under literature and philosophy. After all, there are such literary practices that are very close to philosophy, as if being assimilated with it, but there is also a large number of philosophical practices that are as close to literature as possible. The author proves that the interaction of philosophy and fiction occurs in all historical periods, and only the format and mechanisms of such interaction change.


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How to Cite
Salii, A. (2018). Philosophy and Literature: the wey towards the dialogue. Grani, 21(6), 46-50.