Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-14 of 14 items for:

  • Keywords: simulation x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Recreative Minds

Gregory Currie and Ian Ravenscroft

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238089
eISBN:
9780191679568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Aesthetics

This book develops a philosophical theory of imagination that draws upon recent theories and results in psychology. Ideas about how we read the minds of others have put the concept of imagination ... More


ANNE BRONTë AND THE USES OF IMAGINATION

Gregory Currie

in Arts and Minds

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256280
eISBN:
9780191601712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256284.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

We need to distinguish between the claim that engagement with a fiction requires imagination, and the claim that such engagement requires empathetic identification with characters. Argues that the ... More


The Simulation Programme

Gregory Currie

in Recreative Minds

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238089
eISBN:
9780191679568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238089.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses some prominent claims made by simulation theorists, and attempts to place the theory in a broader context. It considers two claims. One is that simulation depends on theory. ... More


Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Amy Coplan and Peter Goldie (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Empathy has for a long time, since at least the seminal work of David Hume and Adam Smith, been seen as centrally important in relation to our capacity to gain a grasp of the content of other ... More


Empathizing as Simulating

Susan L. Feagin

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The main objective of this paper is to explain a simulation account of what it is to empathize with characters in literary works of art; in particular, that simulating the mental processes of a ... More


On Some Affective Relations between Audiences and the Characters in Popular Fictions

Noël Carroll

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay explores a range of affective relations between popular audiences and the characters in mass fiction including including identification, empathy, sympathy, antipathy,sollidarity, ... More


Two Routes to Empathy:: Insights from Cognitive Neuroscience

Alvin I. Goldman

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This article proposes a distinction between two kinds of empathy, or routes to empathy: mirroring empathy and reconstructive empathy. The focus is on a minimal sense of empathy, i.e., interpersonal ... More


Empathy for Objects 1

Gregory Currie

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

We think of empathy as an intimate, feeling‐based understanding of another's inner life. We do not think of it as a way of understanding inanimate objects. Yet a century ago, talk of empathy for ... More


Empathy, Expansionism, and the Extended Mind

Murray Smith

in Empathy: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199539956
eISBN:
9780191730931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539956.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter advances a definition of empathy as *other‐focussed personal imagining,* a definition which at once distinguishes empathy from various lower‐level phenomena such as affective mimicry and ... More


The Long Cold War

John Beck and Ryan Bishop

in Cold War Legacies: Systems, Theory, Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409483
eISBN:
9781474426954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409483.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The central assumption of the essays collected here is that the historically bounded period known as the Cold War (1946–1991) does not fully capture the extent to which the institutional, ... More


Introduction

Carolyn Korsmeyer

in Things: In Touch with the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190904876
eISBN:
9780190904906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904876.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Introduction to this book outlines the subject to be explored: the value and nature of encounters with genuine things that embody their pasts. These might be works of art or ordinary objects, ... More


Interpretation Theory and the First Person

Richard Moran

in The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190633776
eISBN:
9780190633806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633776.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

The “rationalizing interpretation” view of psychological discourse, associated with Donald Davidson and Daniel Dennett, has been widely influential as a reconstruction of our practices of ascribing ... More


Evaluative Emotions

Jonathan Gilmore

in Apt Imaginings: Feelings for Fictions and Other Creatures of the Mind

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190096342
eISBN:
9780190096373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096342.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter outlines a theory of the emotions intended to accommodate both traditional philosophical conceptions of emotions as cognitively inflected evaluative appraisals and more recent empirical ... More


Discrepant Affects

Jonathan Gilmore

in Apt Imaginings: Feelings for Fictions and Other Creatures of the Mind

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190096342
eISBN:
9780190096373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096342.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses a puzzling feature of one’s engagement with certain kinds of fictions. This is the problem of discrepant affects: one sometimes takes pleasure in fictional events that one ... More


View: