The Conversion of Imagination: From Pascal Through Rousseau to Tocqueville

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In a bold reinterpretation of a crucial development in modern European intellectual history, Matthew W. Maguire uncovers a history of French thought that casts the imagination as a dominant faculty in our experience of the world. Original and thought-provoking, The Conversion of Imagination will interest a range of readers across intellectual history, political theory, literary and cultural studies, and the history of religious thought.

The Conversion of Imagination: From Pascal Through Rousseau to Tocqueville 2006, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674021884

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