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Title The architecture of the imagination : new essays on pretence, possibility, and fiction / edited by Shaun Nichols
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 279 pages)
Contents Introduction / Shaun Nichols -- pt. I. The nature of the imagination. Imagination and emotion / Timothy Schroeder, Carl Matheson ; Imagination and simulation in audience responses to fiction / Alvin Goldman ; Imagination and misimagination / Adam Morton ; The intuitive cosmology of fictional worlds / Deena Skolnick, Paul Bloom -- pt. II. Pretence. Why pretend? / Peter Carruthers ; Why irony is pretence / Gregory Currie -- pt. III. Imaginative resistance. On the (so-called) puzzle of imaginative resistance / Kendall Walton ; Imaginative resistance revisited / Tamar Szabo Gendler ; Puzzling over the imagination : philosophical problems, architectural solutions / Jonathan M. Weinberg, Aaron Meskin -- pt. IV. Imagination and possibility. Modality, modal epistemology, and the metaphysics of consciousness / Christopher S. Hill ; Imaginative blocks and impossibility : an essay in modal psychology / Shaun Nichols ; Meta-conceivability and thought experiments / Roy Sorensen
Summary 'The Architecture of the Imagination' will be an essential resource for the growing number of philosophers and psychologists studying the nature of the imagination and on its role in philosophy, aesthetics, and everyday life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Imagination (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Nichols, Shaun.
ISBN 019153465X
1435623193 (electronic bk.)
9781435623194 (electronic bk.)
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(cased ; alk. paper)
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