The Wake of Imagination
With his remarkable range of vision, the author takes us on a voyage of discovery that leads from Eden to Fellini, from paradise to parody - plotting the various models of the imagination as: Hebraic, Greek, medieval, Romantic, existential and post-modern.
Paperback, 480 pages
Published April 28th 1998 by Routledge
(first published April 28th 1988)
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I've had the pleasure of taking a philosophy class with Mr. Kearney at Boston College. This book provides a great overview of the three different eras of Western philosophies regarding imagination. There is a large emphasis on etymological analysis.