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Imaginative Horizons : an Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology.

Author: Vincent Crapanzano
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2010.
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How do people make sense of their experiences? How do they understand possibility? How do they limit possibility? These questions are central to all the human sciences. Here, Vincent Crapanzano offers a powerfully creative new way to think about human experience: the notion of imaginative horizons. For Crapanzano, imaginative horizons are the blurry boundaries that separate the here and now from what lies beyond, in  Read more...
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Crapanzano, Vincent.
Imaginative Horizons : An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Crapanzano
ISBN: 9780226118758 0226118754
OCLC Number: 781364366
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; One: Imaginative Horizons; Two: The Between; Three: Body, Pain, and Trauma; Four: Hope; Five: The Transgressive and the Erotic; Six: Remembrance; Seven: World-Ending; Notes; References; Index.

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How do people make sense of their experiences? How do they understand possibility? How do they limit possibility? These questions are central to all the human sciences. Here, Vincent Crapanzano offers a powerfully creative new way to think about human experience: the notion of imaginative horizons. For Crapanzano, imaginative horizons are the blurry boundaries that separate the here and now from what lies beyond, in time and space. These horizons, he argues, deeply influence both how we experience our lives and how we interpret those experiences, and here sets himself the task of exploring the.

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