Creativity, Imagination, Logic: Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Creativity, Imagination, Logic

Meditations for the Eleventh Hour, 1st Edition

By Horace M. Kallen


224 pages

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Originally published in 1973.

Table of Contents

Foreword as Afterthought Part 1 1. Ex Nihilo 2. Mythologies, Other Interpretations and Rationalizations 3.Creativity, Evolution and Creative Man 4. Creativity, Death, Nothingness 5. The Genius and His Inspiration 6. Imagination and Image-Making 7. Imagination, Mimesis, in the Struggle for Survival 8. Existence as Value: Culture 9. Original and Image: Truth 10. Figures and Configurations in Philosophic Images 11. The Image as Dream 12. Image, Learning, Myth as Survival-Values 13. Back to the Word and the Name 14. The Logos of Language 15. Pursuit of Precision, Hunger for Certainty 16. Precision, Certainty, and the Rhetoric Art 17. The Rhetoric of Science Part 2: Reprise: Creativity, Imagination, Logic and the Society of Free Men 18. The Time of Our Lives as We Live Them Out 19. Power, Authority and the Price of Peace 20. How Intelligence and Intellect Serve Survival, and Fail To 21. Some Philosophic Images of the Free Man 22. The Free Man’s Free Society 23. Survival as Immortality, Immortality as Experience 24. Philosophic Images of Value and Existence as Optimism, Pessimism, Meliorism

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Logic

Reissuing works originally published between 1931 and 1990, this set of twenty-four books covers the full range of the philosophy of logic, from introductions to logic, to calculus and mathematical logic, to logic in language and linguistics and logical reasoning in law and ethics. An international array of authors are represented in this comprehensive collection.

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