Appearing in: The End of Good and Evil
"We should all flourish as the kind of complex beings that we are, without expecting things to be easy"
Tamar Gendler is a preeminent scholar and professor of Philosophy, Psychology, the humanities and cognitive science. Tamar's ground breaking work has focused on imagination, intuition and the power of thought experiments. She is also Yale's dean of Arts and Sciences, Vincent J. Scully Professor of Philosophy and professor of psychology and cognitive science.
Her Open Yale course has attracted hundreds of thousands of viewer, giving the public insight into the philosophy and science of human nature. Her recent books include, Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology and Thought Experiments: On the Powers and Limits of Imaginary Cases, where she defends the power of imagination for getting at the truth.
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