The Courage to Create

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W. W. Norton & Company, Mar 17, 1994 - Psychology - 143 pages

"Extraordinary, wise, and hopeful…nearly poetic meditations." —Boston Globe

What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around? In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement.

A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.

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Originally written as a series of lectures this volume explores creativity, its many facets and gives examples from art. Although it was written in the last century it is still very useful in ... Read full review

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Mujhe Bhut acha laga ye book padh kar bhut acha laga. Muje inspiration mila ki mai bhi life me kuch kar sakti hu.

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About the author (1994)

Rollo May (1909-1994) taught at Harvard, Princeton, and Yale, and was Regents' Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. An influential psychologist, he was the best-selling author of Love and Will, as well as the author of The Courage to Create, Man's Search for Himself, The Meaning of Anxiety, and Psychology and the Human Dilemma.

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