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Creativity : the magic synthesis / Silvano Arieti.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
New York : Basic Books, [1976] .
ISBN 0465014437

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Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Creative ability.
Creativity.
Créativité
Kreativität.
Description xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1976]
©1976
Notes Includes indexes.
Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-429).
Contents An introductory approach to creativity -- The creative process -- The major theories of creativity: a critical review -- The psychological components of creativity -- Imagery -- Perception -- Amorphous cognition: the endocept -- Primitive cognition -- The altered relation between word and meaning -- Concretization and perceptualization of the concept -- Conceptual cognition -- The three modes of operation and unifying hypotheses -- The creative product -- Creativity in wit -- Freud's contributions to the psychology of wit -- Paleologic and faulty logic in wit -- Sociological aspects of jokes -- The comic, playing games, and children's play -- Puns, proverbs, and parables -- Poetry and the aesthetic process -- The similar in the dissimilar: the metaphor -- "As if" and adualism -- Painting (with a note on music) -- Fusion, diffusion, and misidentification -- Idealism in art -- Religion and mystical experiences -- Insight into the supernatural -- Rite and magic -- Science -- The contributions of Poincaré and others -- The process of discovery -- Philosophy and general system theory -- Creativity and the sociocultural environment -- Society, culture, and creativity -- The occurrence of genius -- The rapport between the creativogenic culture and the creative-to-be person -- The creativogenic society -- The phenomenon of creativity among Jews in modern times -- The individual and the cultivation of creativity -- The creative person -- Creativity and intelligence -- The specific personality characteristics of the creative individual -- The personality of the scientist -- Multiple creativity and the renaissance man -- Sickness and creativity -- The cultivation of creativity in the individual person -- Creativity and the educational system -- Altering the body's chemistry -- Creativity in the middle years and in advanced age -- Creativity in the larger contexts of neurology, biology, general system theory, and the spirit of man -- The neurology of creativity and biological creativity -- Some general issues and conclusions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1993162
(OCoLC)ocm01993162
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WorldCat Identities Arieti, Silvano.
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