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Imagining the Real: Essays on Politics, Ideology and Literature

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Throughout its ten related essays, Imagining the Real contrasts our abstract imaginings about the human world with the imaginative insights provided by art and experience. It questions, variously, the relevance of game theory and sociobiology to politics; the supposed intrinsic values of liberal freedom, cultural change, and democratic action; and the claims of Marxism, deconstruction and 'Theory' generally to be non-ideological. More positively, it reinterprets fiction as a specific invitation to imagine, and celebrates ...

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Imagining the Real: Essays on Politics, Ideology and Literature 2003, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9780333973714

2003 edition

Hardcover