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The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays

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2018.08.18 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Richard Moran, The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays, Oxford University Press, 2017, 326pp., $74.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780190633776. Reviewed by Daniel D. Hutto, University of Wollongong Famously, Wittgenstein recommended that the preferred greeting between fellow philosophers should be 'Take your time'. The same advice applies to anyone who picks up this excellent volume of Moran's collected essays. There is a lot to digest here -- each and every essay delves deep. Moran takes his readers on a rare journey, with plenty of eye-opening twists and turns, in his explorations of the ideas of his carefully selected set of authors and topics. The collection is divided and organized, largely topically, into three parts. The first part contains six essays on art and aesthetics -- examining such topics as our emotional engagement with fictions, and how we should understand these vis-à-vis the paradox... . . .

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