The World of the Imagination: Sum and Substance

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1991 - 810 oldal
In this book, Eva Brann sets out no less a task than to assess the meaning of imagination in its multifarious expressions throughout western history. The result is one of those rare achievements that will make The World of the Imagination a standard reference.

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Imagination adds to reality and casts light on it. It also threatens us with error. Brann's massive assault on its mysteries advances an old thesis: "imagination . . . is a faculty or power for ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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22. oldal - Fancy is indeed no other than a mode of Memory emancipated from the order of time and space; while it is blended with, and modified by that empirical phenomenon of the will, which we express by the word CHOICE. But equally with the ordinary memory the Fancy must receive all its materials ready made from the law of association.* 2 1, 202.

A szerzőről (1991)

Eva T.H. Brann is the dean of St. John's College in Maryland.

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