The Grace of Great Things: Creativity and Innovation

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Ticknor & Fields/ Houghton Mifflin, 1990 - Psychology - 257 pages
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Why are some people creative and others locked into conventional thought? Why does our society often stifle the innovation it so desperately needs? Grudin answers these and other questions, and establishes himself as one of the most daring and independent thinkers of the day.

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A beautifully written book where the philosophy of creativity is addressed from unusual angles. The author demonstrates the close relations between creativity and ethics, since "creativity is ... Read full review

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According to Grudin (English, Univ. of Oregon), creativity is a radical act of freedom, a heroic process closely linked with beauty, integrity, power, and ethics. The author examines art, teaching ... Read full review



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ROBERT GRUDIN is a professor of English at the University of Oregon.

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