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    • The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination

    • By: Gary Lachman
    • Narrated by: Leslie James
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Imagination is a core aspect of being human. Our imagination allows us to fully experience ourselves in relation to the world and reality. Since the 17th century, however, imagination has been sidelined and dismissed as "make believe". Four centuries ago, a new way of knowing the world and ourselves emerged in the west and has gone on to dominate human life: science. Imagination has been marginalized - depicted as a way of escaping reality, rather than coming to grips with it - and its significance to our humanity has been downplayed.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but narration problems

    • By Generic Nomenclature on 02-09-18

    Regular price: £13.79