Storytelling in Science and Literature (Aperçus: Histories by Margery Arent Safir,Mieke Bal,Roald Hoffmann,Evelyn Fox

By Margery Arent Safir,Mieke Bal,Roald Hoffmann,Evelyn Fox Keller,Jean-Michel Rabaté

This accumulating of eminent thinkers from the sciences and the arts engages a typical subject matter: In what methods does language—and storytelling in particular—deal with ethics in technology, in literature, and in different artwork varieties? Evelyn Fox Keller, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Mieke Bal, and Roald Hoffmann discover ways that technological know-how and rhetoric, politics and fiction, technological know-how and storytelling, and ethics and aesthetics are deeply and creatively imbricated with one another, instead of exact and autonomous.

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