As If (Kobo eBook)

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Idealization is a basic feature of human thought. We proceed “as if” our representations were true, while knowing they are not. Kwame Anthony Appiah defends the centrality of the imagination in science, morality, and everyday life and shows that our best chance for accessing reality is to open our minds to a plurality of idealized depictions.

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ISBN-13: 9780674982192
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: August 14th, 2017
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