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Creativity
     

Creativity

by Silvano Arieti
 

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A fascinating book on creativity (C) & its magic synthesis. Shows that C is a gift, but that it cannot occur without effort & support. A convincing study of the psychodynamic & socio-dynamic factors that enter into the creative process. Chapters: the creative process; the major theories of C; imagery; amorphous cognition; primitive cognition; conceptual cognition;

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A fascinating book on creativity (C) & its magic synthesis. Shows that C is a gift, but that it cannot occur without effort & support. A convincing study of the psychodynamic & socio-dynamic factors that enter into the creative process. Chapters: the creative process; the major theories of C; imagery; amorphous cognition; primitive cognition; conceptual cognition; C in wit; poetry & the aesthetic process; painting & music; religion & mystical experiences; science; philosophy & gen. system theory; soc., culture, & C; the creativogenic soc.; the creative person; the cultivation of C in the individual; & the neurology of C & biological C.

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ISBN-13:
9780465014439
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
06/01/1976
Pages:
448

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