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Imagination a study in the history of ideas

J. M. Cocking Penelope Murray


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  • Title:
    Imagination a study in the history of ideas
  • Author: J. M. Cocking
  • Penelope Murray
  • Description: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Editor's introduction; Acknowledgements; 1 The Greek Rationalists; 2 Imagination begins to be recognized; 3 The Neoplatonists; 4 Neoplatonism in Christian guise; 5 Holy images; 6 Imagination in Islam; 7 The Western Middle Ages; 8 Ficino; 9 Ideas about poetry and painting in the Italian Renaissance; 10 The French Renaissance and after1; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    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.
  • Publication Date: 1991
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (195 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-134-93209-X;ISBN 1-280-16504-9;ISBN 0-203-98081-6
  • Subjects: Imagination (Philosophy) -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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