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Genius : a very short introduction / Andrew Robinson.

  • Robinson, Andrew, 1957-
Date
2011
  • Books

About this work

Description

The first concise study of genius in both the arts and the sciences, using the life and work of famous geniuses to illuminate this phenomenon.-publisher description.

Publication/Creation

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.

Physical description

xiv, 135 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 18 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index.

Contents

Defining genius -- Family affairs -- The schooling of genius -- Intelligence and creativity -- Genius and madness -- Chameleon personalities -- Arts versus sciences -- Eureka experiences -- Perspiration and inspiration -- Genius and us.

Languages

  • English

Subjects


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    PQI /ROB
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780199594405
  • 0199594406