The Paths of Creation
Creativity in Science and Art
©2012 Edited Collection 277 Pages
The Paths of Creation explores the idea of creativity both in science and in art. The editors have collected papers from different philosophers working on philosophy of science and aesthetics to show that the creative processes of science and art share identical procedures: metaphor, ruled method, analogy, abduction, similarity. They are both surrounded by emotions, contain inspirations, proceed through revolutions that maintain some kind of continuity, and have a long common history in which no one worried about whether something was science or art. The purpose of this volume is to show that there are no different rationalities applied to science and art, but the same human reason developing in different forms to create not just different disciplines, but different worlds as well.
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- 2011 (December)
- Philosophy of science Aesthetics, Theory of Art, Poetics Philosophy of art Philosophy: Methodology, Theory, Hermeneutics
- Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2011. 277 pp.