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The Nature of Creativity

Nature's harmony from painting by E. Lamasure, circa 1910. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZC4-6018 (color film copy transparency.)]) Nature's harmony from painting by E. Lamasure, circa 1910. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZC4-6018 (color film copy transparency.)])

Course Description: 

This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the history of philosophy as well as more recent work in philosophy, affective psychology, cognitive studies, and art theory. Readings and guidance are aligned with the student's focus of interest.

Course Link:

http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-263-the-nature-of-creativity-fall-2005/

  • School: MIT
  • Area Of Study: Philosophy
  • Degree Program: Bachelors Degree
  • Fee/No Fee: No Fee

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