The Imaginary: A Phenomenological Psychology of the Imagination / Edition 1

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Overview

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415287555
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Jonathan Webber is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield and a Research Associate of the Forum for European Philosophy. His research interests center on the cross-fertilization of Anglophone and European philosophy of mind and metaphysics. He earned his PhD from University College London with a study of consciousness in Sartre's early works. Arlette Elkaim-Sartre, the author's adopted daughter and literary executor, prepared this revised edition after Sartre's death.

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Table of Contents

Historical introduction
Pt. I The certain 1
1 Description 4
The method 4
First characteristic : the image is a consciousness 5
Second characteristic : the phenomenon of quasi-observation 8
Third characteristic : the imaging consciousness posits its object as a nothingness 11
Fourth characteristic : spontaneity 14
2 The image family 17
Image, portrait, caricature 17
Sign and portrait 21
From sign to image : consciousness of imitations 25
From sign to image : schematic drawings 29
Faces in the fire, spots on walls, rocks in human form 35
Hypnagogic images, scenes and persons seen in coffee grounds, in a crystal ball 37
From portrait to mental image 50
Mental image 52
Pt. II The probable 55
Knowledge 57
Affectivity 57
Movements 68
The role of the word in the mental image 83
The mode of appearance of a thing in the mental image 85
Pt. III The role of the image in psychic life 95
The symbol 97
Symbolic schemas and illustrations of thought 107
Image and thought 112
Image and perception 120
Pt. IV The imaginary life 123
The Irreal object 125
Conduct in the face of the Irreal 136
Pathology of the imagination 148
The dream 159
Conclusion 177
Notes 195
Index 204
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