45.310 Philosophy of Creative Imagination

Philosophy of Creative Imagination

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5518
Status Active

Focuses first on imagination as a function of mind, placing it in relation to other functions such as perception, emotion, and conceptualization. Attention is then given to the difference between the reproductive and the creative imagination, with special emphasis on the psychological and social/political dimensions of creativity. Topics to be considered include poetical metaphor, theatrical performance, painting, architecture, or photography.