Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 February 2020

276 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190096342

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (06)

Apt Imaginings

Feelings for Fictions and Other Creatures of the Mind

Jonathan Gilmore

Thinking Art

  • Draws on a wealth of empirical research in the psychology and neuroscience of the imagination
  • Introduces a unified explanation of both reality-direct attitudes and feelings and those elicited by fictional works of art
  • Offers an interdisciplinary account, one that draws on philosophy of art, psychology and neuroscience, moral philosophy, the history of philosophy, and literary theory