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Antonaccio, Maria, Picturing the Human: The Moral Thought of Iris Murdoch, Oxford University Press, 2000.

So much attention has been spent on Murdoch as a novelist that her philosophical contributions are of ten overlooked. This is one of the first books that has tried to fill that gap. Antonaccio explores the contributions to moral and religious philosophy that Murdoch fervently studied and presented.

Bayley, John, Elegy for Iris, St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Bayley wrote this book before his wife Iris Murdoch died. She was suffering from Alzheimer's disease at the time, and he recounts his memories of her and of their relationship together. The movie

Iris: A Memoir of Iris Murdoch was taken from this book. Both the movie and the book received rave reviews.

—, Iris and Her Friends: A Memoir of Memory and Desire, W. W. Norton, 1999.

This is the second memoir written by Bayley about his wife...

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