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What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around? In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement. A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.

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A lucid and highly concentrated analysis of the creative process. . . . [May] describes the requisites for the creative encounter and the moment of the 'breakthrough.'A signal testimonial to the creative spirit. . . . A brilliantly incisive exploration of the creative 'encounter'--the coming to grips of the healthily committed creative artist or thinker with his sociocultural background and with his own dangerously Promethean impulses.Another in Dr. May's extraordinary, wise, and hopeful . . . series of nearly poetic meditations on the future of mankind.

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What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life, but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around?

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"Extraordinary, wise, and hopeful... nearly poetic meditations."--

Synopsis:

In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement.

A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-143).

About the Author

Rollo May (1909-1994) was an influential existential psychologist and the author of Love and Will, The Courage to Create, and The Discovery of Being.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393311068
Author:
May, Rollo
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
Creation
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Creativity
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 141-143.
Series Volume:
86-3385-5
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.22x5.52x.41 in. .34 lbs.

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Product details 144 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393311068 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A lucid and highly concentrated analysis of the creative process. . . . [May] describes the requisites for the creative encounter and the moment of the 'breakthrough.'A signal testimonial to the creative spirit. . . . A brilliantly incisive exploration of the creative 'encounter'--the coming to grips of the healthily committed creative artist or thinker with his sociocultural background and with his own dangerously Promethean impulses.Another in Dr. May's extraordinary, wise, and hopeful . . . series of nearly poetic meditations on the future of mankind.
"Synopsis" by , What if imagination and art are not, as many of us might think, the frosting on life, but the fountainhead of human experience? What if our logic and science derive from art forms, rather than the other way around?
"Synopsis" by , "Extraordinary, wise, and hopeful... nearly poetic meditations."--
"Synopsis" by , In this trenchant volume, Rollo May helps all of us find those creative impulses that, once liberated, offer new possibilities for achievement.

A renowned therapist and inspiring guide, Dr. May draws on his experience to show how we can break out of old patterns in our lives. His insightful book offers us a way through our fears into a fully realized self.
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