A sampling of other titles and authors includes The Brothers Karamazov, The
color purple, Dante's Divine comedy, Paul Ricoeur's Figuring the sacred, and W.
Within the world of The Brothers Karamazov, the
continuing corruption of the innocent is a simple and all but inescapable fact.
Drawing upon the phenomenology of Emmanuel Levinas and the philosophical insights of Ivan Karamazov from Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, the
paper attempts a rethinking of the possibility of concrete acts of goodness in the world.
In Feodor Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov, the
cynical brother Ivan tells a story -- which has somehow made its way into philosophical textbooks as the beginning of existentialism -- of the Grand Inquisitor who, when Christ returns to 16th century Seville, arrests him.
1) Later in life, when asked about his favorite books, Faulkner typically recited a memorized list of "old friends" like Moby Dick, Madame Bovary, The Brothers Karamazov, the
Old Testament, and so on.