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Literature, philosophy & the imagination
Levi, Albert William
|Statement||Albert William Levi.|
|LC Classifications||PN45 L44|
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|Pagination||346 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||346|
Philosophy calls on the analytical mind to solve conceptual problems in an “austere, unselfish, candid” prose, she said in a BBC interview broadcast in , while literature looks to the Author: James Ryerson. Eliasmith, Chris (ed.) "Imagination." Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind. “Imagery and Imagination.” The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Streminger, Gerhard (Nov. ). “Hume’s Theory of Imagination.” Hume Studies. Books. Currie, Gregory and Ian Ravenscroft (). Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology.
Reading a book uses the imagination and this in turn develops our creativity. Of course, the key to developing your imagination when reading a book, is the level of interest you have in the content. The more you are totally absorbed in a book, the more it will stimulate your imagination and help your creativity. This chapter addresses two further challenges posed by the alleged ‘ubiquity of narrative’ and ‘ubiquity of imagination’. There are strikingly similar pressures thought to be imposed by narrative and the imagination on the distinction between truth-teller and fiction-maker. Although there need be no direct relation between the two, it has been claimed for both narrative and the Author: Peter Lamarque.
But imagination returned to the limelight in the late twentieth century, as it was given increasing prominence in both aesthetics and philosophy of mind. In aesthetics, interest in imagination derives in large part from its role in our engagement with works of art, music, and literature. In aesthetics: Major concerns of 18th-century aesthetics writers was the role of imagination. Addison’s essays were seminal, but discussion of imagination remained largely confined to the associative theories of Locke and his followers until Hume gave to the imagination a fundamental role in the generation of commonsense beliefs.
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In an inspired piece of criticism, Mohaghegh tracks the idea of chaos into the contemporary philosophical and cultural Literature of the so-called 'Third Worlds', exploring its vital role in the formation of an emergent avant-garde literature. Concentrating on writings of the twentieth-century Middle Eastern new wave--including the chaotic configurations of Sadeq Hedayat, Nima Yushij, Ahmad Shamlu, and Adonis--Mohaghegh 5/5(7).
From Kant to Cassirer: the scientific chain of meaning and the humanistic complex --The teleological imagination --The dramatic imagination --Forms of literary imagination: poetry and the novel --Appearance and reality, illusion- the metaphysical imagination --Destiny, fortune, and fate --The problem of tragedy and the nature of peace.
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This volume shows how modern political theory can be enriched through an engagement with works of literature. It uses the resources of literature to explore issues such as nationalism, liberal philosophy, utopiansim, narrative and the 3/5(3).
Tang's book brings to light, for the first time, geography as one of the most philosophy & the imagination book of these conceptual strategies. Tang's inquiry revolves, first of all, around the rise of geographic science, as it is in this science that the geographic imagination by: Windows of the Imagination (I.O.
Evans studies in the philosophy and criticism of literature) Paperback – December 1, by Darrell Schweitzer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Darrell Schweitzer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 4/5(1). Book Description. 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 book examines the complex and varied ways in which fictions relate to the real world, and offers a precise account of how imaginative works of literature can use fictional content to explore matters of universal human interest.
While rejecting the traditional view that literature is important for the truths that it imparts, the authors also reject attempts to cut off literature altogether Author: Peter Lamarque. About the author () Leonidas Donskis is a Lithuanian philosopher and critic.
He was born on Augin Klaipèda, Lithuania. Donskis graduated from Lithuanian Conservatoire (now Lithuanian Academy of Music), majoring in philology and theater, and then pursued his graduate studies in philosophy at the University of Vilnius, Lithuania.
Beginning with a Christian philosophy of literature, this book takes you through numerous, luminous ways in which poets and writers have united truth, beauty, and the imagination to produce great works of literary art/5(12). Keywords: Imagination, literature, criticism, image, symbol, Comparative Literature Contents 1.
Introduction 2. The Romantic movement 3. Literature, Imagination and Literary Symbol: The Imagination as a Means of Highlighting or Constructing Symbols 4.
Literature, Imagination and Image: How the Imagination is linked to theFile Size: KB. Book Description. The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Literature is an in-depth examination of literature through a philosophical lens, written by distinguished figures across the major divisions of philosophy.
Its 40 newly-commissioned essays are divided into six sections: historical foundations. The Life of Imagination is a bold, breakthrough book.
Contesting an entire tradition of regarding imagination as a separate autonomous activity located in a rarefied realm of pure mind, Gosetti-Ferencei shows imagining to be deeply embedded in concretely embodied activities of human beings as they are fully engaged in the world—a world that.
What is the imagination’s role in human cognition and culture. This book explores the hypothesis that such role is larger than we commonly think: imagination is the key to understand many important domains of our lives – including religion, superstition, and ideology – that are often taken to be the province of belief alone.
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James George Allen & Unwin, Ecocriticism is a broad way for literary and cultural scholars to investigate the global ecological crisis through the intersection of literature, culture, and the physical environment. Ecocriticism originated as an idea called “literary ecology” (Meekercited under General Overviews) and was later coined as an “.
9 Literature, power, and the recovery of philosophical ethics c. coady and seumas miller 10 The literary imagination in public life martha c. nussbaum 11 Ethics in many different voices annette c. baier 12 Common understanding and individual voices raimond gaita Index Contents viii.
This book is a collection of essays offering current perspectives on C. Wright Mills’ influence on the field of sociological research, specifically focussing on his most famous work- The Sociological Imagination.
The collection seeks to explore the general issues around the nature and significance of the sociological imagination and includes a series of reflections from scholars on the. Virtue Ethics and Literary Imagination. Jay R. Elliott - - Philosophy and Literature 42 (1) By contrast, Aristotle is supposed to have reconciled literature and philosophy, whose mania we tail through the book’s haunted pages.
The book’s namesake, “omnicide,” refers to the complete and total erasure of the Earth--the term.Crossing departmental boundaries. Expanding perspectives. Opening minds. Philosophy + Literature is a unique initiative that brings together faculty from more than 10 departments, along with curious undergraduate and graduate students, to ask and answer big questions.Fiction, literature created from the imagination, not presented as fact, though it may be based on a true story or situation.
Types of literature in the fiction genre include the novel, short story, and novella. The word is from the Latin fictiō, “the act of making, fashioning, or.