In Amy Kind (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination. pp. 111-123 (2016)

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Neil Sinhababu
National University of Singapore
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This chapter considers the nature of imagination and belief, exploring how deeply these two states of mind differ. It first addresses a range of cognitive and motivational differences between imagination and belief which suggest that they're fundamentally different states of mind. Then it addresses imaginative immersion, delusions, and the different norms we apply to the two mental states, which some theorists regard as providing support for a more unified picture of imagination and belief.
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