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The Creative Mind


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Speaker(s): Professor Margaret Boden, Professor Gregory Currie, Professor Nicholas Royle

Recorded on 27 November 2012 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Creativity is among the most treasured human traits, and many of us admire and strive for more creativity in our lives. But what exactly constitutes creativity, and how is it possible? Is creative thinking something that can be learned? Can it be modelled on computers? And if so, what can we learn from such modelling? This panel will discuss these and related questions from the perspectives of philosophy, literature and cognitive science.

Margaret Boden is Research Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Sussex.

Gregory Currie is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham.

Nicholas Royle is Professor of English at the University of Sussex.

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