How Imagination Gives Rise To Knowledge
(or, “Elementary, My Dear Watson, Elementary”)
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
5:15 pm - Fowler Halll 202
Refreshments served - Everyone welcome!
sponsored by Remsen BirdAbstract: Although philosophers have long looked to imagination to play a central role in the justification of our modal beliefs, it has also long been thought that outside of the domain of modal epistemology the imagination has no important epistemic role to play. In the words of Brian O’Shaughnessy, it is “outside the cognitive circuit.” This paper aims to defend the imagination against this charge... Read More