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Rethinking imagination : culture and creativity

Author: Gillian Robinson; John F Rundell
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This distinguished collection of papers argues for a positive interpretation of imagination. It discusses the different ways in which the concept of imagination has been construed. And it provides fascinating glimpses of the role of the imagination in the creation and management of Modernity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rethinking imagination.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
(DLC) 93017209
(OCoLC)27897256
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Robinson; John F Rundell
ISBN: 9781136142680 1136142681 9781136142765 1136142762 9781136142840 1136142843
OCLC Number: 936322662
Notes: Chiefly papers presented at a conference, held in Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 4-8, 1991.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ---
Part I. Decentring society, recentring the subject. 1. A society of culture: the constitution of modernity --
2. The Apocalyptic imagination and the inability to mourn --
3. The elementary ethics of everyday life --
4. European rationality ---
Part II. Creating imagination. 5. Creativity and judgement: Kant on reason and imagination --
6. Imagination in discourse and in action --
7. Radical imagination and the social instituting imaginary --
8. Reason, imagination, interpretation ---
Epilogue: Sublime theories: reason and imagination in modernity.
Responsibility: edited by Gillian Robinson and John Rundell.

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This distinguished collection of papers argues for a positive interpretation of imagination. It discusses the different ways in which the concept of imagination has been construed. And it provides fascinating glimpses of the role of the imagination in the creation and management of Modernity.

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