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date: 25 May 2018

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This article argues for the educational importance of imagination and sketches strategies for developing it in the classroom. It explains that imagination is a necessary ingredient in the operation of practical reasoning and that considerations that limit or constrain and direct it are in the nature of the case integrated with other functions of practical reasoning, with critical rationality and with constraints of relevant reasonableness. The article describes potential practical applications of imagination in education.

Keywords: imagination, education, practical reasoning, critical rationality, reasonableness

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