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Creativity: The Magic Synthesis, by Silvano Arieti (Book)

Creativity: The Magic Synthesis, by Silvano Arieti (Book)

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Creativity: The Magic Synthesis
By Silvano Arieti, M.D., 1976.

Paperback format, 448 pages.
Approx. 8 x 5.25".

Silvano Arieti, M.D. is the winner of the 1977 National Book Award in Science for his Interpretation of Schizophrenia.

A fascinating book on creativity & its 'magic synthesis'. Shows that creativity is a gift, but that it cannot occur without effort & support. A convincing study of the psychodynamic & socio-dynamic factors that enter into the creative process. Chapters: the creative process; the major theories of creativity; imagery; amorphous cognition; primitive cognition; conceptual cognition; creativity in wit; poetry & the aesthetic process; painting & music; religion & mystical experiences; science; philosophy & general system theory; society, culture, & creativity; the creativogenic society; the creative person; the cultivation of creativity in the individual; & the neurology of creativity & biological creativity.

Item Condition:
Vintage, in very good condition. Slight wear to cover commensurate with age. Some writing in pencil on first page.
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