To what extent is imagination valid in acquiring knowledge (in AOK)? (art…
To what extent is imagination valid in acquiring knowledge (in AOK)?
may fall into steoreotype
only valid if based on previous knowledge /evidence
In the study of history we make use of reality-directed imagination as we depict in our minds the characters of individuals or the nature of events. We even try to fill the gaps by resorting to our imagination ever vigilant not to lose sight of reality as it was. In other words, we attempt to imagine the unknown by resorting to the known.
imagine yourself in other's shoe
veil of ignorance
art (more valid than language)
acceptance of knowledge
Bohemian Rhapsody movie
audience learn more about the band
interpretation of knowledge
what each of us sees
is it accurate?
developing new ideas
limited by intuition
limited by existing knowledge
univeristy students asked to imagine and draw aliens