Recreative Minds by Gregory Currie
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Recreative Minds
By Gregory Currie

Recreative Minds

Imagination in Philosophy and Psychology

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Recreative Minds by Gregory Currie

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This text develops a philosophical theory of imagination that draws upon the latest work in psychology. This theory illuminates the use of imagination in coming to terms with art, its role in enabling us to live as social beings, and the psychological consequences of disordered imagination. Currie and Ravenscroft offer a lucid exploration of the subject for readers in philosophy, psychology and aesthetics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198238089
ISBN-10: 0198238088
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 162mm x 19mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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