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Imagination: A Study in the History of Ideas…

Imagination: A Study in the History of Ideas

by J. M. Cocking

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0415058074, Hardcover)

An exploration of the history of imagination from antiquity to the Renaissance. The shifting definitions of imagination and its ambiguous relations with memory and reason are synthesised within an historical context.

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Explores the history of imagination from antiquity to the Renaissance. The author looks at the writings of Aristotle and Plato, developments in the Middle Ages, with particular attention paid to parallel traditions in Islamic thought, Dante, and the Neo-platonists.… (more)

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