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Intellect and imagination : the limits and presuppositions of intellectual inquiry.

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[Cambridge, Mass.] : [American Academy of Arts and Sciences], [1980]

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viii, 284 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates (one folded) : illustrations, music ; 25 cm.


"Issued as Vol. 109, No. 2 of the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences"

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Contains bibliographic references


Source and limits of human intellect / Leon N. Cooper. -- The role of analogy in transcending limits in the brain sciences / Karl H. Pribram. -- The evolutionary biology of constraint / Stephen Jay Gould. -- Learning without knowing / Judith N. Shklar. -- Comparative De-enlightenment : paradox and limits in the history of ethnology / James A. Boon. -- Inside and outside the mouth of God : the boundary between myth and reality / Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty. -- Creativity : transgressing the limits of consciousness / Meredith Skura. -- Knowledge as transgression : mostly a reading of It Happened One Night / Stanley Cavell. -- Exploiting limits : creation, archetypes, and style change / Leonard B. Meyer. -- A corner of the Last Judgment / Leo Steinberg.



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