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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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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|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 Library Services|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)|
|Deposited On:||08 Nov 2010 00:22|
|Last Modified:||05 Apr 2017 04:27|
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