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With A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world.Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by exploring one of the most essential aspects of our characters: the abitlity to play.

"Deep play" is that more intensified form of play that puts us in a rapturous mood and awakens the most creative, sentient, and joyful aspects of our inner selves.As Ackerman ranges over a panoply of artistic, spiritual, and athletic activities, from spiritual rapture through extreme sports, we gain a greater sense of what it means to be "in the moment" and totally, transcendentally human.Keenly perceived and written with poetic exuberance, Deep Play enlightens us by revealing the manifold ways we can enhance our lives.

About the Author

Diane Ackerman lives in upstate New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307763334
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Subject:
General
Author:
Ackerman, Diane
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
Methodology x
Subject:
Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent
Subject:
Humanism
Subject:
Movements - Behaviorism
Subject:
Movements - Humanism
Subject:
Play
Subject:
Psychological aspects
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Psychology-Child Psychology
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20000808
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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