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Knowledge, fiction & imagination

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Literature -- Philosophy,
  • Imagination (Philosophy),
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Hermeneutics,
  • Romanticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Metaphor

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesKnowledge, fiction, and imagination.
StatementDavid Novitz.
LC ClassificationsPN49 .N64 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2735661M
ISBN 100877224803
LC Control Number86030048

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