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The origins of creativity / Edward O. Wilson.

Wilson, Edward O., (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781631493188 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1631493183 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-213) and index.
Contents: The reach of creativity -- The birth of the humanities -- Language -- Innovation -- Aesthetic surprise -- Limitations of the humanities -- The years of neglect -- Ultimate causes -- Bedrock -- Breakthrough -- Genetic culture -- Human nature -- Why nature is mother -- The hunter's trance -- Gardens -- Metaphors -- Archetypes -- The most distant island -- Irony : a victory of the mind -- The third enlightenment -- References and further reading -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary, etc.: In this profound and lyrical book, one of our most celebrated biologists offers a sweeping examination of the relationship between the humanities and the sciences: what they offer to each other, how they can be united, and where they still fall short.
Subject: Creative ability.

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