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Imagination, Meditation & Cognition in the Middle Ages

£23.99

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This book is in very good condition and has original dust jacket. All pages are clean and intact.

In Imagination, Meditation and Cognition in the Middle Ages, Michelle Karnes revises the history of medieval imagination with a detailed analysis of its role in the period's meditations and theories of cognition. Karnes challenges various assumptions common in the study of late-medieval religious texts, particularly the belief that such texts were almost exclusively affective and relied on imagination because it suited their affective purpose. Karnes here understands imaging in its technical, philosophical sense, taking her cue from Bonaventure, the thirteenth century scholastic theological and philosopher who provided the first sustained account of how the philosophical imagination could be transfomed into a devotional one.

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Author(s):
Karnes, Michelle
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
23.5 cm x 16 cm x 3 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press (2011)
Title:
Imagination, meditation and cognition in the middle ages

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This book is in very good condition and has original dust jacket. All pages are clean and intact.

In Imagination, Meditation and Cognition in the Middle Ages, Michelle Karnes revises the history of medieval imagination with a detailed analysis of its role in the period's meditations and theories of cognition. Karnes challenges various assumptions common in the study of late-medieval religious texts, particularly the belief that such texts were almost exclusively affective and relied on imagination because it suited their affective purpose. Karnes here understands imaging in its technical, philosophical sense, taking her cue from Bonaventure, the thirteenth century scholastic theological and philosopher who provided the first sustained account of how the philosophical imagination could be transfomed into a devotional one.

Author(s):
Karnes, Michelle
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
23.5 cm x 16 cm x 3 cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
268
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press (2011)
Title:
Imagination, meditation and cognition in the middle ages

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