Tag: Iris Murdoch

  • On Goldstein’s Novels of Ideas: Iris Murdoch’s The Black Prince

    On Goldstein’s Novels of Ideas: Iris Murdoch’s  The Black Prince

    This piece continues a series of reviews highlighting philosopher-novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein’s list of the best “novels of ideas”. Iris Murdoch’s The Black Prince was the fourth entry on her list. Reviewed in this essay: The Black Prince, Iris Murdoch. Penguin Classics, 2003 (Originally published: 1973) The Black Prince is the story of Bradley Pearson,…