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The Arts and the Creation of Mind

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Although the arts are often thought to be closer to the rim of education than to its core, they are, surprisingly, critically important means for developing complex and subtle aspects of the mind, argues Elliot Eisner in this engrossing book. In it he describes how various forms of thinking are evoked, developed, and refined through the arts. These forms of thinking, Eisner argues, are more helpful in dealing with the ambiguities and uncertainties of daily life than are the formally structured curricula that are employed ...

The Arts and the Creation of Mind 2004, Yale University Press, New Haven, [Conn.]

ISBN-13: 9780300105117

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The Arts and the Creation of Mind 2002, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300095234

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