Imagination may be more important than knowledge: the eight types of imagination we use

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Author: Murray Hunter
Date: Annual 2013
From: Review of Contemporary Philosophy(Vol. 12)
Publisher: Addleton Academic Publishers
Document Type: Report
Length: 3,327 words

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Abstract :

This article considers the concept of imagination and the role it plays in constructing our reality. The author postulates that there are eight types of imagination, being effectuative imagination, intellectual imagination, imaginative fantasy, empathy, strategic imagination, emotional imagination, dreams, and memory reconstruction. Keywords: imagination, emotions, empathy, memory, fantasy, dreams

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Hunter, Murray. "Imagination may be more important than knowledge: the eight types of imagination we use." Review of Contemporary Philosophy, vol. 12, annual 2013, pp. 113+. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.
  

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