On creativity and serendipity

Ross, Wendy and Copeland, Samantha (2021) On creativity and serendipity. In: The art of serendipity. Palgrave studies in creativity and culture . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-21. ISBN 978-3-030-84477-6

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The current collection gathers the perspectives of academics and creative practitioners to discuss the role of serendipity in domains as varied as creative problem solving, sculpture, writing, theatre and design. The chapters in this volume address issues such as the nature of the prepared mind, the role of accidents, serendipity as a skill or way of engaging with the world, and indeed, whether serendipity as a concept is even possible within the coupled, dynamic system which so often marks creative engagement with the world.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: serendipity; creativity; problem solving; luck; creative process; microserendipity; art and design; performance arts; musical composition; musical improvisation; scientific innovation
Subjects: 100 Philosophy & psychology
100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Department: School of Social Sciences and Professions
Depositing User: Wendy Ross
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2022 08:27
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2022 08:27
URI: https://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/7870

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