Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy
Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy

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Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy


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Readings 1 & 2 White, A.R. (1990), The Language of Imagination, ch 12, Oxford, Blackwell. Used by permission of Blackwell Publishing.

Reading 5 Currie, G. and Ravenscroft, I. (2002), Recreative Minds: Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology, ch 2, Oxford, Clarendon Press.

Reading 6 Gaut, B. (2003), ‘Creativity and imagination’, from Gaut B. and Livingston, P. (eds)(2003), The Creation of Art’ ch 6, Cambridge University Press. Used with permission.

Figure 1 William Blake, ‘A Divine Image’, from Songs of Innocence and of Experience, shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, 1831–2. By permission of The British Library (C.43.d.25)

By permission of The British Library (C.43.d.25).

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