Creativity: The Magic Synthesis

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Diane Publishing Company, 1976 - Psychology - 448 pages
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 & general system theory; society, culture, & C; the creativogenic society; the creative person; the cultivation of C in the individual; & the neurology of C & biological C.

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