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Art, Mind, and Brain A Cognitive Approach to Creativity

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ISBN-10: 0465004458

ISBN-13: 9780465004454

Edition: N/A

Authors: Howard E. 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

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: 1.474
Language: English

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
Name Index