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Imagination: A sine qua non of science

Stuart, Michael T. (2017) Imagination: A sine qua non of science. Croatian Journal of Philosophy, 17 (49). pp. 9-32. ISSN 1333-1108

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What role does the imagination play in scientifi c progress? After examining several studies in cognitive science, I argue that one thing the imagination does is help to increase scientifi c understanding, which is itself indispensable for scientifi c progress. Then, I sketch a transcendental justification of the role of imagination in this process.

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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2017 08:26
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2024 18:33

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