Name: Dame Jean Iris Murdoch
Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
Fave Subjects: Art, Beauty, How To Be Good, Power
- wrote more than 25 books, including novels, philosophy, and plays
- won a Booker Prize for one of her novels
- called one of the best English writers of modern times
- made a Dame Commander of the British Empire
How do beauty and goodness go together? If we call something beautiful, does that mean it’s good too? What about vice versa?
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