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Published: 22 April 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190096342

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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