Imagination and fiction

Stock, Kathleen (2016) Imagination and fiction. In: Kind, Amy (ed.) Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Imagination. Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy . Routledge, pp. 204-216. ISBN 978041573948

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Abstract

What is fiction? It permeates contemporary life: via novels we read, stories we tell, box-sets we watch, and as philosophers, thought experiments we use. Many think it should be characterised in terms of a relation to the imagination. In this essay, I’ll consider prominent expressions of this view, as well as rejections of it. Before this, I’ll introduce two methodological approaches that it’s helpful to distinguish.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Imagination; fiction.
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Philosophy
Depositing User: Kathleen Stock
Date Deposited: 10 May 2016 10:46
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 11:49
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/60847

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