The Creative Mind
Myths and Mechanisms 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Margaret A. Boden
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Creative Mind by Margaret A. Boden
Book DescriptionHow 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415314534
(216mm x 138mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Margaret A. Boden
Ai, Hardback (May 2016)
Artificial Intelligence surrounds us; in our homes, schools and offices, in our cinemas, in art galleries and - not least - on the Internet. Margaret Boden considers the realistic and unrealistic expectations we have placed on AI, analyses its progress, and considers the value of its byproducts.
Creativity and Art, Paperback (October 2012)
Margaret Boden presents a series of essays in which she explores the nature of creativity in a wide range of art forms. Creativity is the generation of novel, surprising, and valuable ideas. Boden identifies three forms of creativity (combinational, exploratory, and transformational) each eliciting a different form of surprise.
Creative Mind, Hardback (September 2003)
This work uses examples such as jazz improvization, 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, science and everyday life.
Philosophy of Artificial Life, Paperback (April 1996)» View all books by Margaret A. Boden
This new volume in the long-running and successful Oxford Readings in Philosophy series offers a selection of the most important philosophical work in the new and fast-growing interdisciplinary area of artificial life. It will set the agenda for future study and research.
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Author Biography - Margaret A. Boden
Margaret A. Boden is Research Professor of Cognitive Science at Sussex University, where she founded the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences in 1987 (now the Centre for Research in Cognitive Science).
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