David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Imagination is a central concept in aesthetics with close ties to issues in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of language, yet it has not received the kind of sustained, critical attention it deserves. Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts represents the work of fifteen young yet distinguished philosophers of art, who critically examine just how and in what form the notion of imagination illuminates fundamental problems in the philosophy of art. All new papers, a strong collection on the imagination in philosophy, particularly in relation to literature and the visual arts. The book falls in three parts: emotional imagination, fiction-making imagination and sensory imagination. The volume opens up several new frontiers that will attract substantial interest in philosophers of art, as well as philosophers working on mental representation, emotion theory, perception and fiction. These papers make a large contribution to developing our understanding of 'imagination' in new directions and setting the research agenda for the next decade.
|Keywords||Imagination (Philosophy Arts Philosophy Aesthetics|
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|Call number||BH301.I53.I53 2003|
|ISBN(s)||0415591708 0415305160 9780415305167|
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William P. Seeley (2010). Imagining Crawling Home: A Case Study in Cognitive Science and Aesthetics. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 1 (3):407-426.
Kathleen Stock (2013). Imagining and Fiction: Some Issues. Philosophy Compass 8 (10):887-896.
Lisa Rivera (2006). Pluralism, Imagination and Estrangement. Philosophical Papers 35 (3):327-365.
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