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Art, Mind, and Brain A Cognitive Approach to Creativity

ISBN-10: 0465004458

ISBN-13: 9780465004454

Edition: N/A

Authors: Howard Gardner

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"In a provocative discussion of the sources of human creativity, Gardner explores all aspects of the subject, from the young child's ability to learn a new song through Mozart's conceiving a complete s"
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 7/21/1984
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Masters
Introduction: Structures and Symbols
Jean Piaget: Psychologist, Educator, and Genetic Epistemologist
Encounter Royaument: The Debate Between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky
Claude L�vi-Strauss: Toward the Structures of Art
Ernst Cassirer and the Symbolic Appraoch to Cognition
Philosophy in a NW Key Revisited: An Appreciation of Susanne Langer
Nelson Goodman: The Symbols of Art
Ernst Gombrich: Why Art has a History
Artistic Development in Children
Exploring the Mystery of Artistic Creativity
The Child as Artist
Children's Conception (and Misconceptions) of the Arts
Max and Molly: Individual Differences in Early Artistic Symbolization with Dennie Wolf and Ann Smith
The Golden Age Drawing
In Search of the UR-Song
The Child is Father to the Metaphor: With Ellen Winner
The Birth of Literary Imagination
Nadia's Challenge
The Prodigies' Progress
On Education and Media: The Transmission of Knowledge
Unfolding or Teaching: On the Optimal Training of Artistic Skills
Illuminating Comparisons: Looking at Fakes and Forgeries
Toys with Minds of Their Own
Are Television's Effects Due to Television?
Cracking the Codes of Television: The Child as Anthropologist with Leona Jaglom
Television's Effects on Children: Does it Stimulate or Stultify?
Dictate by Necessity, or Everyman His Own Boswell
The Breakdown of the Minds
Brain Damage: A Window on the Mind
What we Know (and do not Know) About the Two Halves of the Brain
The Loss of Language
The Forgotten Lesson of Monsieur C
Missing the Point: Language and the RIght Hemisphere
Artistry After Brain Damage
The Lives of Alexander Luria
The Heights of Creativity
Creativity in the Adult Years
The Compositions of Mozart's Mind
References
Name Index
Index