In fifteen essays-one new, two newly revised and expanded, three with new postscripts-Kendall L. Walton wrestles with philosophical issues concerning music, metaphor, empathy, existence, fiction, and expressiveness in the arts. These subjects are intertwined in striking and surprising ways. By exploring connections among them, appealing sometimes to notions of imagining oneself in shoes different from one's own, Walton creates a wide-ranging mosaic of innovative insights.Watch out!a How are we to understand this verbal action? Certainly Charles is not seriously asserting that a slime is coming and warning himself or his companion of it. Presumably he is asserting that it is make-believe that a slime is coming.
|Title||:||In Other Shoes: Music, Metaphor, Empathy, Existence|
|Author||:||Kendall L. Walton|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2014-12-15|