The Act of Creation
'The act of creation' begins where this view ceases to be true. Koestler affirms that all creatures have the capacity for creative activity, frequently suppressed by the automatic routines of thought and behaviour that dominate their lives. The study of psychology has offered litle in the way of an explanation of the creative process, and Koestler suggests that we are at our most creative when rational thought is suspended - for example in dreams and trance-like states. Then the mind is capable of receiving inspiration and insight.
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Review: The Act of CreationUser Review - Frank - Goodreads
Book 1 is a lucid and well developed theory about the nature of creativity in the arts and science. Book 2 is a poorly conceived attempt to extend these ideas into biology and psychology. The analogy ... Read full review
Review: The Act of CreationUser Review - Leslie - Goodreads
Great treatise on scientific and artistic creativity, and their overlaps. Amazingly, still very relevant today! Read full review
JSTOR: The Act of Creation
The Act of Creation. 751 pp., figs., notes, apps., refs., bibl., index. New York: Macmillan, 1964. $8.95. This outsize work continues and per- haps ...
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The Act of Creation is a long and dense -- but fascinating! -- analysis of many different kinds of creativity. Koestler's conjecture is that all creativity ...
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The Act of Creation (1964), perhaps the best-known book of his scientific and philosophical period, attempts to explain the processes underlying creativity ...
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The Labyrinth: The Act of Creation
The glory of science is not in a truth more absolute than the truth of Bach or Tolstoy, but in the act of creation itself. The scientist's discoveries ...
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The Creative Impulse
The Act of Creation. Mahir Oztas. As jp Sartre said in his book “What is Literature .... As Arthur Koestler maintains in The Act of Creation, "the creative ...
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ARTHUR KOESTLER. The Act of Creation. Pp. 751. New York: The ...
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The Act of Creation, by Arthur Koestler
The Act of Creation, by Arthur Koestler. a study of the conscious and unconsious in science and art. A work fundamental to the life and world of the ...
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(from The Act of Creation, 1964). Arthur Koestler was born in Budapest as the son of Henrik K. Koestler, an industrialist and inventor, and Adele (Jeiteles) ...
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(Source: The Act of Creation by Arthur Koestler, London, 1970, p. ... (Source: The Act of Creation). "If one looks with a cold eye at the mess man has made ...
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