The act of creation

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Hutchinson, Nov 29, 1976 - Psychology - 748 pages
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User Review  - Sergio Lepore - Goodreads

It's been many years since I read this but he basically demonstrates how creativity is interwoven with discovery in introducing a new term for my vocabulary: bisociation. Bisociation is where two ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

Great treatise on scientific and artistic creativity, and their overlaps. Amazingly, still very relevant today! Read full review

Contents

From the Foreword to the First Edition by Professor
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Preface to the Second Danube Edition
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n LAUGHTER AND EMOTION
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Copyright

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About the author (1976)

Arthur Koestler was born on September 5, 1905 in Budapest, Hungary and studied at the University of Vienna. Koestler was a Middle East correspondent for several German newspapers, wrote for the Manchester Guardian, the London Times and the New York Herald Tribune. Koestler wrote Darkness at Noon, which centers on the destructiveness of politics, The Act of Creation, a book about creativity, and The Ghost in the Machine, which bravely attacks behaviorism. Arthur Koestler died in London on March 3, 1983.

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