The Courage to Create [NOOK Book]

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"Extraordinary, wise, and hopeful... nearly poetic meditations."—Boston Globe


What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around? In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement. A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. ...

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The Courage to Create

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Overview

"Extraordinary, wise, and hopeful... nearly poetic meditations."—Boston Globe


What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around? In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement. A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.

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Editorial Reviews

Saturday Review
“A lucid and highly concentrated analysis of the creative process.... [May] describes the requisites for the creative encounter and the moment of the 'breakthrough.'”
Boston Globe
“Another in Dr. May's extraordinary, wise, and hopeful . . . series of nearly poetic meditations on the future of mankind.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393346954
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 364,023
  • File size: 344 KB

Meet the Author

Rollo May (1909-1994) was an influential existential psychologist and the author of Love and Will, The Courage to Create, and The Discovery of Being.
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