Free course

Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy

Free statement of participation on completion

What is imagination and can philosophy define it in any meaningful way? This free course, Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy, will introduce you to some of the possible answers to these questions and will examine why philosophy has sometimes found it difficult to approach imagination. It will then go on to examine the relationship that imagination has to imagery and supposition, charting where these concepts overlap with imagination and where they diverge.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss basic philosophical questions concerning the imagination
  • understand problems concerning the imagination and discuss them in a philosophical way.