The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

by Mark Turner

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ISBN-13: 9780199885596
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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Table of Contents


Contributors     ix
Prologue     xv
Art and Evolution
Art and Cognitive Evolution   Merlin Donald     3
The Aesthetic Faculty   Terrence Deacon     21
Art and Emotion
A Cognitive Account of Aesthetics   Francis Steen     57
Composition and Emotion   David Freedberg     73
Art and the Way We Think
The Art of Compression   Mark Turner     93
The Cognitive Tango   Lawrence M. Zbikowski     115
Dynamics of Completion   Shirley Brice Heath     133
Art, Meaning, and Form
The Neuroscience of Form in Art   George Lakoff     153
Form and Meaning in Art   Per Aage Brandt     171
Slippages of Meaning and Form   Stephen Murray     189
Art and Sacred Belief
Making Relics Work   Robert A. Scott     211
Architectural Space as Metaphor in the Greek Sanctuary   Gloria Ferrari     225
Art and Ambiguity
The Neurology of Ambiguity   Semir Zeki     243
Mastering Ambiguity   Marc De Mey     271
Epilogue     305
Index     307

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