Process and Creation

  • Jason W. Brown
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 258)


From the different perspectives that have been brought to bear on the study of the creative personality over the past century on the effects of cultural and political conditions, family structure, early development, and so on,2 it is clear that a complex of events must converge at successive stages in the life of an individual to nurture creative ability. In addition to this complex of external conditions, a set of innate dispositions is probably no less essential. The balance of these factors determines not only whether an individual is creative but the scope, the drive, the intensity, the confidence to follow through and the discipline that a productive creativity demands.


Creative Thinking Object Concept Polysematous Word Creative Personality Creative Thought 
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  • Jason W. Brown
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  1. 1.New York University Medical CenterUSA

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