[E-Book] ☆ The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction | BY ☆ Shaun Nichols #2020


  • Title: The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction
  • Author: Shaun Nichols
  • ISBN: 9780199275731
  • Page: 263
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Architecture of the Imagination: New Essays on Pretence, Possibility, and Fiction By Shaun Nichols This volume presents new essays on the propositional imagination by leading researchers The propositional imagination the mental capacity we exploit when we imagine that everyone is color blind or that Hamlet is a procrastinator plays an essential role in philosophical theorizing, engaging with fiction, and indeed in everyday life Yet only recently has there been a sysThis volume presents new essays on the propositional imagination by leading researchers The propositional imagination the mental capacity we exploit when we imagine that everyone is color blind or that Hamlet is a procrastinator plays an essential role in philosophical theorizing, engaging with fiction, and indeed in everyday life Yet only recently has there been a systematic attempt to give a cognitive account of the propositional imagination These thirteen essays, specially written for the volume, capitalize on this recent work, extending the theoretical picture of the imagination and exploring the philosophical implications of cognitive accounts of the imagination The book also investigates broader philosophical issues surrounding the propositional imagination The first section addresses the nature of the imagination, its role in emotion production, and its sophistication manifestation in childhood The essays in the second section focus on the nature of pretense and how pretense is implicated in adult communication The third section addresses the problem of imaginative resistance, the striking fact that when we encounter morally repugnant assertions in fiction, we seem to resist imagining them and accepting them as fictionally true In the final section, contributors explore the relation between imagining, conceiving, and judgements of possibility and impossibility The Architecture of the Imagination will be an essential resource for the growing number of philosophers and psychologists studying the nature of the imagination and its role in philosophy, aesthetics, and everyday life.
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    Pierre A Renaud
    We reason with imagined truths much like actual ones Philosophers call this the common code The problem is this if we reason with true things and imagined things with the same cognitive processes, how is it that we don t actually believe the things we imagine For example, if I told you to imagine that you could breathe underwater, what stops you from trying to the next time you take a swim How does your mind keep your imaginings from contaminating your beliefs about reality There are several ide [...]

    laura
    for a seminar cognitive attitudes that i m hoping to audit a little of led by one neil van leeuwen.

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