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Crealectic Intelligence

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The emerging crealectic frame posits that there are three complementary and effectual domains of intelligence, namely analytic, dialectic, and crealectic, being alternatively or complementarily used in human interactions with the world. The focus of crealectic intelligence is the relative possibilization and local realization of absolute possibility, the becoming real, biological, and social of creation. This multimodal externalization and asymptotic unification of a cosmological flux expresses itself via three realms of possibilization: physical (corresponding to analytic intelligence), psychological (corresponding to dialectic intelligence), and philosophical (corresponding to crealectic intelligence). But the philosophical possible is not merely abstract; it originates a generative process of exteriorizations, interiorizations, dissolutions, and unifications transforming the possible into realities. The term “crealectics,” coined by philosopher and author Luis de Miranda (Paridaiza. Plon, Paris, 2008), is a compound of “Creal” (from “creative” and “Real”) and of two possible suffixes: “logos” (from the Greek word designating a universalized meaning) or “ektos” (from the Greek root meaning “toward the outside,” “outer,” or “external”). The ontological core of crealectics, the Creal, is the immanent process of creation understood as a ubiquitous stream of absolute possibility exteriorizing itself. For a crealectician, philosophy is not the mere logical analysis of truth conditions, but the self-questioning enterprise of thought regarding its own possibilizing and world-making power.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Uppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

Section editors and affiliations

  • Sergio Agnoli
    • 1
  1. 1.Marconi Institute for CreativityUniversity of BolognaSasso MarconiItaly