Imagination

Devitt, Susannah K. (2007) Imagination. In Lachs, John & Talisse, Robert (Eds.) American Philosophy : An Encyclopedia. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), New York.

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Abstract

Imagination is a capacity of internal visualization, concept creation and manipulation not directly dependent upon sensation. Imagination is associated with a range of phenomena: mental imagery, fancy, inventiveness, insight, counterfactual reasoning, pretence, simulation and conceivability.

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ID Code: 38369
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: imagination, mental imagery, counterfactual reasoning, conceivability, pretense
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES (220000) > PHILOSOPHY (220300) > Philosophy of Specific Cultures (incl. Comparative Philosophy) (220316)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2010 00:22
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2010 14:56

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