The moral psychology of fiction

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 73 (2):250 – 259 (1995)
Abstract
What can we learn from fiction? I argue that we can learn about the consequences of a certain course of action by projecting ourselves, in imagination, into the situation of the fiction's characters
Keywords MoralEd, Aesthetics, Imagination, Theory of Mind, Dissertation
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