As If: Idealization and Ideals by Kwame Anthony Appiah

By Kwame Anthony Appiah

Idealization is a simple characteristic of human notion. We continue “as if” our representations have been actual, whereas figuring out they don't seem to be. Kwame Anthony Appiah defends the centrality of the mind's eye in technology, morality, and daily life and exhibits that our greatest likelihood for gaining access to fact is to open our minds to a plurality of idealized depictions.

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