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The Creative Mind: Myths And Mechanisms (Second Edition)

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How is it possible to think new thoughts? What is creativity and can science explain it? And just how did Coleridge dream up the creatures of The Ancient Mariner? When The Creative Mind: Myths and Mechanisms was first published, Margaret A. Boden's bold and provocative exploration of creativity broke new ground. Boden uses examples such as jazz improvisation, chess, story writing, physics, and the music of Mozart, together with computing models from the field of artificial intelligence to uncover the nature of human creativity in the arts. The second edition of The Creative Mind has been updated to include recent developments in artificial intelligence, with a new preface, introduction and conclusion by the author. It is an essential work for anyone interested in the creativity of the human mind.

This paperback 2005 reprint of the 2004 second edition is in a very good condition and appears to be unread. The cover shows few signs of shelf-wear and the spine is unbroken. The page block is clean and bright.

Item details

Author(s):
Margaret A. Boden
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cmx14cmx3cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415314534
ISBN-13:
9780415314534
Number of pages:
348
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
The Creative Mind: Myths And Mechanisms (Second Edition)

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How is it possible to think new thoughts? What is creativity and can science explain it? And just how did Coleridge dream up the creatures of The Ancient Mariner? When The Creative Mind: Myths and Mechanisms was first published, Margaret A. Boden's bold and provocative exploration of creativity broke new ground. Boden uses examples such as jazz improvisation, chess, story writing, physics, and the music of Mozart, together with computing models from the field of artificial intelligence to uncover the nature of human creativity in the arts. The second edition of The Creative Mind has been updated to include recent developments in artificial intelligence, with a new preface, introduction and conclusion by the author. It is an essential work for anyone interested in the creativity of the human mind.

This paperback 2005 reprint of the 2004 second edition is in a very good condition and appears to be unread. The cover shows few signs of shelf-wear and the spine is unbroken. The page block is clean and bright.

Author(s):
Margaret A. Boden
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cmx14cmx3cm
Edition:
2005
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415314534
ISBN-13:
9780415314534
Number of pages:
348
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
The Creative Mind: Myths And Mechanisms (Second Edition)

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