Imagination and Social Change

September 26, 2019 - September 28, 2019
Gould Center for Humanistic Studies, Claremont McKenna College

The Kravis Center
850 Columbia Avenue
Claremont 91711
United States

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Loyola University Maryland
Open University (UK)
(unaffiliated)
University of Puget Sound
University of Cincinnati
Columbia University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tilburg University

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Claremont McKenna College

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Though imagination is often associated with flights of fancy and escapist aspirations, philosophers and other academics have also long recognized its practical and instructive uses. To give just a few examples, imagination has been thought to provide us with insight into the minds of others, to enhance moral understanding, and more generally to enable us to learn about the world in which we live. This conference focuses on one very specific practical use of imagination: whether and how it can help us to bring about social change.


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