By John A. Broyer, William S. Minor
Henry Nelson Wieman’s (1884–1975) such a lot detailed philosophical contributions are his id of inventive interchange because the final technique in human adventure wherein humans and their associations may be able to create, maintain, increase, and correct their worth views and, both vital, his description of inventive interchange in mental, sociological, historical, spiritual, and institutional contexts as topic inquiry and the experimental attempt of consequences. This big assortment, thirty-three original essays with an appendix and index, represents the 1st formal try and contemplate totally the interdisciplinary implications of inventive interchange. Following an introduction, the publication is dependent into six sections, starting with old stories at the development of Wieman’s philosophy of creativity. With this knowledge as a base the following 5 sections deal with: (1) his metaphysics and idea of information; (2) his theory of worth; (3) artistic interchange within the context of rhetoric and literary feedback; (4) inventive interchange as a consultant for social philosophy; and (5) inventive interchange as related to present philosophic developments. The essayists contain favourite philosophers, reminiscent of Charles Hartshorne, Lewis E. Hahn, and S. Morris Eames, in addition to rising students who've replied to Wieman’s belief of artistic interchange.
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Our bifurcation of them following analysis for further understanding is disintegrative and destructive, for depth of perspective on creative interchange reveals its gestalt quality. It is truly organismic in its religiously rational-ethical-aesthetic functioning. The creative union of its truth structure and its aesthetic beauty makes it good for human guidance. Its formative expression which is its aesthetic quality lures us and captures us for the sake of creativity. Within it we discover that to be is to create.
He has taught and lectured abroad and is the recipient of the Lecomte du Noüy Award. His main research interests are history of philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of religion, and theory of animal music. He has served as President of the American Philosophical Association and other philosophical societies. He is a Distinguished Service Life Member of the Society for Philosophy of Creativity. JAMES G. D. and Gurney Harriss Kearns Fellow, Duke University, has also done graduate study in comparative religion at Columbia University.
Government as a Supervisor of Social Science Research and as a Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Maryland. He is author of The Domain of Reality, The Mind of India, American Liberalism, and articles including those in the Encyclopedia of Philosophy. He is currently engaged in research on philosophy of serenity. C. Philosophy Club. His service to the Society for Philosophy of Creativity includes many clarifying commentaries on papers presented. NORMAN L. , Yale University; Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.