Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Imagination, philosophy: imaginations are mental representations of non-present situations, events, states, sensory perceptions, experiences with certain characteristics, tones, sound sequences, sounds, noises, voices, smells, heat, coldness etc. The imagination of something undefined is not possible. Understanding a sentence can create an idea of the corresponding situation or image. See also representations past, future, mental states.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Frank I 550
Imagination/Williams: E.g. "I am in the West Indies" - "someone is in the West Indies" - Evans: there is a difference whether we take an internal perspective or not - but it does not follow that there is such a gap in apparent memories.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

WillB I
B. Williams
Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy London 2011

WillM
M. Williams
Problems of Knowledge: A Critical Introduction to Epistemology Oxford 2001

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-23