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  1. Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts.Matthew Kieran & Dominic Lopes (eds.) - 2003 - Routledge.
    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 (...)
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  2. Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology.Gregory Currie & Ian Ravenscroft - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    Recreative Minds develops a philosophical theory of imagination that draws upon the latest work in psychology. This theory illuminates the use of imagination in coming to terms with art, its role in enabling us to live as social beings, and the psychological consequences of disordered imagination. The authors offer a lucid exploration of a fascinating subject.
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    Creative Imagination, Sensus Communis, and the Social Imaginary: Miki Kiyoshi and Nakamura Yūjirō in Dialogue with Contemporary Western Philosophy.John Krummel - forthcoming - In Michiko Yusa (ed.), The Bloomsbury Research Handbook of Contemporary Japanese Philosophy. New York, USA: Bloomsbury. pp. 255-284.
    This chapter examines the imagination, its relationship to “common sense,” and its recent development in the notion of the social imaginary in Western philosophy and the contributions Miki Kiyoshi and Nakamura Yūjirō can make in this regard. I trace the historical evolution of the notion of the productive imagination from its seeds in Aristotle through Kant and into the social imagination or imaginary as bearing on our collective being-in-the-world, with semantic and ontological significance, in Paul Ricoeur, Cornelius (...)
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  4. Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts.Matthew Kieran & Dominic Lopes (eds.) - 2003 - Routledge.
    _Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts_ is the first comprehensive collection of papers by philosophers examining the nature of imagination and its role in understanding and making art. 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. This collection of seventeen brand new essays critically examines just how and in what form the notion (...)
     
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  5. Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts.Matthew Kieran & Dominic Lopes (eds.) - 2012 - Routledge.
    _Imagination, Philosophy and the Arts_ is the first comprehensive collection of papers by philosophers examining the nature of imagination and its role in understanding and making art. 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. This collection of seventeen brand new essays critically examines just how and in what form the notion (...)
     
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    Intellect Et Imagination Dans la Philosophie Médiévale = Intellect and Imagination in Medieval Philosophy = Intelecto E Imaginaçao Na Filosofia Medieval: Actes du Xie Congrès International de Philosophie Médiévale de la Société Internationale Pour l'Étude de la Philosophie Médiévale, S.I.E.P.M., Porto, du 26 au 31 Août 2002. [REVIEW]Maria Cândida da Costa Reis Monteiro Pacheco & José Francisco Meirinhos (eds.) - 2004 - Brepols Publishers.
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    Literature, Philosophy & the Imagination.Albert William Levi - 1962 - Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
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    Two Powers, One Ability: The Understanding and Imagination in Kant's Critical Philosophy.Christopher P. Long - 1998 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (2):233-253.
    This essay suggests the possibility of conceiving the transcendental synthesis of imagination in Kant's Critique of Pure Reason as the understanding at work on sensibility by developing an active conception of identity according to which the distinction between the imagination and the understanding is merely nominal. Aristotle's philosophy is shown both to provide such a conception of identity and to be tacitly at work in Kant's thinking. Finally, the essay traces this position into the discussion of aesthetic judgment (...)
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    Reincarnation and the Lack of Imagination in Philosophy.Mikel Burley - 2015 - Nordic Wittgenstein Review 4 (2):39-64.
    It has been observed, by D. Z. Phillips among others, that philosophy suffers from a “lack of imagination”. That is, philosophers often fail to see possibilities of sense in forms of life and discourse due to narrow habits of thinking. This is especially problematic in the philosophy of religion, not least when cross-cultural modes of inquiry are called for. This article examines the problem in relation to the philosophical investigation of reincarnation beliefs in particular. As a remedial strategy, I (...)
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    The Theory of the Imagination In Schelling's Philosophy of Identity.Orrin F. Summerell - 2004 - Idealistic Studies 34 (1):85-98.
    This essay explores how Schelling’s Philosophy of Art promotes a theory of the imagination (Einbildungskraft) correlative to that reason informing his Philosophy of Identity. Against the background of Kant’s and Fichte’s transcendental-philosophical notion of the imagination, it shows how Schelling conceives the absolute identity of the ideal and the real in terms of its expression in and asthe imagination. As a name for the self-constitution of absolute identity, the term “Einbildungskraft” denotes for Schelling not merely the formative (...)
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    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination.Amy Kind (ed.) - 2016 - Routledge.
    Imagination occupies a central place in philosophy, going back to Aristotle. However, following a period of relative neglect there has been an explosion of interest in imagination in the past two decades as philosophers examine the role of imagination in debates about the mind and cognition, aesthetics and ethics, as well as epistemology, science and mathematics. This outstanding _Handbook_ contains over thirty specially commissioned chapters by leading philosophers organised into six clear sections examining the most important aspects (...)
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    Imagination and Judgment in John Dewey's Philosophy: Intelligent Transactions in a Democratic Context.Thomas Aastrup Rømer - 2012 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (2):133-150.
    In this essay, I attempt to interpret the educational philosophy of John Dewey in a way that accomplishes two goals. The first of these is to avoid any reference to Dewey as a propagator of a particular scientific method or to any of the individualist and cognitivist ideas that is sometimes associated with him. Secondly, I want to overcome the tendency to interpret Dewey as a naturalist by looking at his concept of intelligence. It is argued that ‘intelligent experience’ is (...)
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  13. Review: Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts. [REVIEW]Frederick Kroon - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):559-562.
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    Philosophy and Porous Imagination: Between Coral Reefs.J. Allen - 2008 - South African Journal of Philosophy 27 (4):92-92.
    Diving into the life of the tropical coral reefs and Amadou Hampâté Ba’s reflections on the person conjoin in this work, which is at once philosophical and poetic. The permeable parameters of philosophy, which enable thought to hover between unstable contours rather than to prioritize secure foundations, open to a porous imagination, tracing and retracing panoramic geographies and contemporary tensions of globalization and development. Porous imagination slips, glides, between archipelagos of clay rooftops and refuge dotting the Sudan and (...)
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    Imagination and Judgment in Kant's Practical Philosophy.Alfredo Ferrarin - 2008 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 34 (1-2):101-121.
    My aim in this article is to understand the role of imagination and practical judgment in Kant's moral philosophy. After a comparison of Kant with Rousseau, I explore Kant's moral philosophy itself — unlike Hannah Arendt, who finds in the enlarged mentality of the third Critique the ground for the activity of imagination in a shared world. Instead, I place the concept of moral legislation in its background, the reflection on particulars relevant to deliberation, and discuss the mutual (...)
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  16. Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts.Kieran Matthew & Lopes Dominic Mciver - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):559-562.
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  17. Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts.Matthew Kieran & Dominic Mciver Lopes - 2005 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 63 (1):86-89.
     
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  18. Imagination, Philosophy, and the Arts. [REVIEW]Frederick Kroon - 2004 - Mind 113 (451):559-562.
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    Imagination Between Physick and Philosophy.Koen Vermeir - 2008 - Intellectual History Review 18 (1):119-137.
    I argue that the imagination plays a central role in the thought of the Cambridge Platonist Henry More. First, physiological descriptions of melancholy and imagination were at the heart of his attack against enthusiasm and atheism. Second, in order to defend his metaphysical dualism, he had to respond to traditional accounts of the imagination as a mediating faculty between body and soul. Third, More also opposed the traditional view that the imagination was a material faculty, because (...)
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    Observation, Inference, and Imagination: Elements of Edgar Allan Poe’s Philosophy of Science.Axel Gelfert - 2014 - Science and Education 23 (3):589-607.
    Edgar Allan Poe’s standing as a literary figure, who drew on (and sometimes dabbled in) the scientific debates of his time, makes him an intriguing character for any exploration of the historical interrelationship between science, literature and philosophy. His sprawling ‘prose-poem’ Eureka (1848), in particular, has sometimes been scrutinized for anticipations of later scientific developments. By contrast, the present paper argues that it should be understood as a contribution to the raging debates about scientific methodology at the time. This methodological (...)
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    Primacy of Consciousness and Enactive Imagination. Review of Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation and Philosophy by Evan Thompson.E. Solomonova - 2015 - Constructivist Foundations 10 (2):267-270.
    Upshot: This interdisciplinary work draws on phenomenology, Indian philosophy, Tibetan Buddhism, cognitive neurosciences and a variety of personal and literary examples of conscious phenomena. Thompson proposes a view of consciousness and self as dynamic embodied processes, co-dependent with the world. According to this view, dreaming is a process of spontaneous imagination and not a delusional hallucination. This work aims at laying the ground for systematic neurophenomenological investigation of first-person experience.
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  22. Mind, Reason, and Imagination: Selected Essays in Philosophy of Mind and Language.Jane Heal - 2003 - Cambridge University Press.
    Recent philosophy of mind has had a mistaken conception of the nature of psychological concepts. It has assumed too much similarity between psychological judgments and those of natural science and has thus overlooked the fact that other people are not just objects whose thoughts we may try to predict and control but fellow creatures with whom we talk and co-operate. In this collection of essays, Jane Heal argues that central to our ability to arrive at views about others' thoughts is (...)
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    Between Phenomenology and Hermeneutics: Paul Ricoeur’s Philosophy of Imagination.Saulius Geniusas - 2015 - Human Studies 38 (2):223-241.
    I argue that imagination has an inherently paradoxical structure: it enables one to flee one’s socio-cultural reality and to constitute one’s socio-cultural world. I maintain that most philosophical accounts of the imagination leave this paradox unexplored. I further contend that Paul Ricoeur is the only thinker to have addressed this paradox explicitly. According to Ricoeur, to resolve this paradox, one needs to recognize language as the origin of productive imagination. This paper explores Ricoeur’s solution by offering a (...)
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    Liberating Imagination and Other Ends of Medieval Jewish Philosophy.Kalman P. Bland - 2012 - Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 20 (1):35-53.
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    Transcendental Imagination. On Fichte's Early Philosophy in the Context of Transcendental Idealism.Gisela Shaw - 1972 - Philosophy and History 5 (1):27-29.
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    Beyond Representation: Philosophy and Poetic Imagination.Richard Eldridge (ed.) - 1996 - Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this 1996 volume explore the ways in which traditional philosophical problems about self-knowledge, self-identity, and value have migrated into literature since the Romantic and Idealist periods. How do so-called literary works take up these problems in a new way? What conception of the subject is involved in this literary practice? How are the lines of demarcation between philosophy and literature problematised? The contributors examine these issues with reference both to Romantic and Idealist writers and to some of (...)
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    Between Demonstration and Imagination: Essays in the History of Science and Philosophy Presented to John D. North.John David North, Lodi Nauta & Arie Johan Vanderjagt (eds.) - 1999 - Brill.
    The essays in this volume reflect the wide-ranging interests of John D. North, distinguished historian of science and philosophy.
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  28. Natural Right and the American Imagination: Political Philosophy in Novel Form.Catherine H. Zuckert - 1990 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    '...a remarkable book....Zuckert shows, subtly and persuasively, how the themes of American literature resonate with those of modern thought...Zuckert brings us to the point where philosophy and politics intersect. Few projects have such depth.'-AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW.
     
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    Art and Imagination: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind.Roger Scruton - 1974 - St. Augustine's Press.
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    Philosophy with Teenagers: Nurturing a Moral Imagination for the 21st Century.Patricia Hannam - 2009 - Network Continuum.
    This book explains how P4C can facilitate young people's exploration of key ethical concerns of our time, such as sustainability, justice and intercultural and ...
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    Literature, Philosophy, and the Imagination[REVIEW]B. A. - 1963 - Review of Metaphysics 16 (3):583-583.
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    Gaston Bachelard's Philosophy of Imagination: An Introduction.Edward K. Kaplan - 1972 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 33 (1):1-24.
    A psychology, Phenomenology and ontology of creativity developed by this french epistemologist and historian of science (1884-1962) are systematically described. Starting from analysis of image networks in literature, Bachelard presents imagination as autonomous, A power of human transcendence, A force preceding perception and memory. He ultimately surpasses psychological reductionism. Imagination of form is inferior to imagination of matter (depth); yet they both are secondary to dynamic imagination. Bachelard's fundamental method is a phenomenological study of images as (...)
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    "Art and Imagination: A Study in the Philosophy of Mind," by Roger Scruton.John F. A. Taylor - 1976 - Modern Schoolman 54 (1):91-91.
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    After Freud: Phantasy and Imagination in the Philosophy of Religion.Beverley Clack - 2007 - Philosophy Compass 3 (1):203-221.
    Philosophers of religion have tended to focus on Freud’s dismissal of religion as an illusion, thus characterising his account as primarily hostile. Those who wish to engage with psychoanalytic ideas in order to understand religion in a more positive way have tended to look to later psychoanalysts for more sympathetic sources. This paper suggests that other aspects of Freud’s own writings might, surprisingly, provide such tools. In particular, a more subtle understanding of the relationship between illusion and reality emerges in (...)
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    Imagination and Presentation in Hegel's Philosophy of Spirit.John Sallis - 1987 - Proceedings of the Hegel Society of America 8:66-88.
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  36. The Philosophical Imagination an Introduction to Philosophy.Raziel Abelson, Marie-Louise Friquegnon & Michael Lockwood - 1977
     
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  37. Review: Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology, by Gregory Currie and Ian Ravenscroft. [REVIEW]Christoph Hoerl - 2005 - Mind & Language 20:559-564.
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  38. New Literature and Philosophy of the Middle East: The Chaotic Imagination.Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh - 2010 - Palgrave-Macmillan.
    Machine generated contents note: Images of Chaos: An Introduction * Tactic I: Desertion (chaotic movement) * First Annihilation: Fall of Being, Burial of the Real * Tactic II: Contagion (chaotic transmission) * Second Annihilation: Betrayal, Fracture, and the Poetic Edge * Tactic III: Shadow-Becoming (chaotic appearance) * Chaos-Consciousness: Towards Blindness * Tactic IV: The Inhuman (chaotic incantation) * Epilogue: Corollaries of Emergence.
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  39. The Roles of Imagination in Hume's Philosophy.David R. Raynor - 1983
     
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  40. La Chair et L'Imaginaire: The Developing Role of the Imagination in Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy.Glen Mazis - 1988 - Philosophy Today (1):30-42.
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    Dewey's Notion of Imagination in Philosophy for Children.Jennifer B. Bleazby - 2012 - Education and Culture 28 (2):95-111.
    Kieran Egan states that imagination "is a concept that has come down to us with a history of suspicion and mistrust" (2007, p. 4). Like experience and the emotions, the imagination is frequently thought to be an obstacle to reason. While reason is conceived of as an abstract, objective and rule-governed method of delivering absolute truths, the imagination is considered "unconstrained, arbitrary, and fanciful," as well as "particular, subjective, and idiosyncratic" (Jo 2002, p. 39). This negative view (...)
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    Mental Illness and Imagination in Philosophy, Literature, and Psychiatry.Line Joranger - 2013 - Philosophy and Literature 37 (2):507-523.
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    Hard Times: Philosophy and the Fundamentalist Imagination.Randall Everett Allsup - 2005 - Philosophy of Music Education Review 13 (2):139-142.
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    Agency and Surprise: Learning at the Limits of Empathic-Imagination and Liberal Egalitarian Political Philosophy.Steven Smith - 2008 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 11 (1):25-40.
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    Review Essay : Richard Kearney's Hermeneutic Imagination: Richard Kearney, Poetics of Modernity: Toward a Hermeneu Tic Imagination (Atlantic Highlands, Nj: Humanities Press, 1995) Also Under Consideration by Richard Kearney: Poetics O F Imagining: From Husserl to Lyotard (London: Rout Ledge, 1994); Modern Movements in European Philosophy (2nd Edn, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1994); States of Mind (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995). [REVIEW]Tracey Stark - 1997 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 23 (2):115-130.
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    Ricoeur's Philosophy of Imagination.George H. Taylor - 2006 - Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy 16 (1/2):93-104.
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    Imagination and Experimentalism in Hume's Philosophy.Andrew Ward - 2012 - Southwest Philosophy Review 28 (1):165-175.
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    Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology by Gregory Currie and Ian Ravenscroft, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2002, Pp. 233; ISBN 0 19 823809 6 (Pbb) ??XX.Xx. [REVIEW]Peter Goldie - 2004 - Philosophy 79 (2):331-335.
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    Response to Andrew Ward, “Imagination and Experimentalism in Hume's Philosophy”.J. W. Mock - 2012 - Southwest Philosophy Review 28 (2):65-68.
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    John Desey's Idea of Imagination in Philosophy and Education.J. J. Chambliss - 1991 - Journal of Aesthetic Education 25:43-49.
    The aim is to show that, for Dewey, "imagination" is not a rare activity of the human spirit. Rather, it is common to all human beings as a vehicle of learning, by which possibilities are determined, and attempts are made to actualize them in experience. Imagination does not make up things "unreal", but is the power of realizing what is not present. Children's images tend to express themselves in action, and all human beings may bring to life an (...)
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