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Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology

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2018.04.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Michela Summa, Thomas Fuchs and Luca Vanzago (eds.), Imagination and Social Perspectives: Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology, Routledge, 2018, 358pp., $150.00, ISBN 9781138221000. Reviewed by Kenneth Williford, University of Texas at Arlington This is an impressive and useful collection of seventeen "cross-pollinating", thematically overlapping, original papers of manageable length mainly devoted to some intersection of these topics: imagination, intersubjectivity (including here empathy, theory of mind, and simulation theory), perspective-taking, social intentionality (including "we-intentionality" and "collective imagining"), and aesthetics. As is appropriate for a volume in the recently inaugurated Routledge series, Research in Phenomenology, the papers are rooted in or at least make some contact with the phenomenological tradition. Husserl's treatments of imagination, perception, and. . .

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