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Mind's world
Alexander M. Schlutz

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Mind's world
imagination and subjectivity from Descartes to Romanticism
Alexander M. Schlutz.

Published 2009 by University of Washington Press in Seattle, WA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Epistemology, metaphysics, and rhetoric : contexts of imagination
Aristotle, Phantasia, and the problem of epistemology
Plato, the neoplatonists, and the vagaries of the sublunar world
Phantasia and ecstatic knowledge
A more skillful artist than imitation
Dreams, doubts, and evil demons : Descartes and imagination
Mediatio prima : certainty, the cogito, and imagination
Imagination in the rules
Meditatio secunda : the world of the cogito
Descartes, Montaigne, and Pascal
Analogies and enthusiasm
Excogitations : fabulating the cogito
The reasonable imagination : Immanuel Kant's critical philosophy
Imagination in the limits of pure reason
Dreamers and madmen : imagination in the anthropology
Natural art and sublime madness : imagination in the critique of judgment
The highest point of philosophy : Fichte's reimagining of the kantian system
The logics of positing intellectual intuition and the absolute subject
Ecstasy, inspired communication, and philosophical genius
Light, dusk, and darkness : the reconciliation of opposites
The metaphysics of oscillation and the truth of imagination
Reason fixations : arresting imagination
A system without foundations : poetic subjectivity in Friedrich von Hardenberg's Ordo inversus
A system without foundations
Fantasy and the body
Divine law and abject subjectivity : Coleridge and the double knowledge of imagination
Divine imagination
The abyss of the empirical self
Coda: Imagining ideology.

Edition Notes

"A McLellan Book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Literary conjugations


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BD418.3 .S35 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
9780295988924, 9780295988931
LC Control Number
Library Thing

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