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    The Imaginary
    A Phenomenological Psychology of the Imagination
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jean-Paul Sartre, By (author) Arlette Elkaim-Sartre, Translated by Jonathan Webber
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 317 g
    ISBN 13: 9780415287555
    ISBN 10: 0415287553

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    BISAC V2.8: PHI006000
    LC classification: BF408 \.S2, BF408 .S263 2004
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    4 line illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
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    01 March 2004
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    Author Information
    Jonathan Webber is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield and a Research Associate of the Forum for European Philosophy. His research interests center on the cross-fertilization of Anglophone and European philosophy of mind and metaphysics. He earned his PhD from University College London with a study of consciousness in Sartre's early works. Arlette Elkaim-Sartre, the author's adopted daughter and literary executor, prepared this revised edition after Sartre's death.
    Table of contents
    PART ONE: THE CERTAIN The Intentional Structure of the Image I. Description 1. The Method 2. First Characteristic: The Image is a Consciousness 3. Second Characteristic: The Phenomenon of Quasi-Observation 4. Third Characteristic: The Imaging Consciousness Posits its Object as a Nothingness 5. Fourth Characteristic: Spontaneity 6. Conclusion II. The Image Family 1. Image, Portrait, Caricature 2. Sign and Portrait 3. From Sign to Image: Consciousness of Imitations 4. From Sign to Image: Schematic Drawings 5. Faces in the Fire, Spots on Walls, Rocks in Human Form 6. Hypnagogic Images, Scenes and Persons Seen in Coffee Grounds, in a Crystal Ball 7. From Portrait to Mental Image 8. Mental Image PART TWO: THE PROBABLE Nature of the Analogon in the Mental Image 1. Knowledge 2. Affectivity 3. Movements 4. The Role of the Word in the Mental Image 5. The Mode of Appearance of a Thing in the Mental Image PART THREE: THE ROLE OF THE IMAGE IN PSYCHIC LIFE 1. The Symbol 2. Symbolic Schemas and Illustrations of Thought 3. Image and Thought 4. Image and Perception PART FOUR: THE IMAGINARY LIFE 1. The Irreal Object 2. Conduct in the face of the Irreal 3. Pathology of the Imagination 4. The Dream CONCLUSION 1. Consciousness and Imagination 2. The Work of Art.