Imagination and the university [by] Jacob Bronowski [and others.]

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Published for York University by University of Toronto Press , [Toronto]
Education, Higher, Imagin
SeriesThe Frank Gerstein lectures, 1963. York University invitation lecture series, 1963, The Frank Gerstein lectures -- 1963
ContributionsBronowski, Jacob, 1908-1974.
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LC ClassificationsLB1062 I4
The Physical Object
Pagination103p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18252048M

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Creativity comes about by means of viewing some other new subject from the perspective of a subject or set of skills already mastered. Jacob Bronowski creates a world view from the Human perspective. The last chapter is about the spirituality and ethics that comes out of the activity of doing s: 4.

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Jacob Bronowski's family fled Poland when it was occupied by Russia in World War I, and arrived in England in He spoke no English, but eventually won a scholarship to Cambridge University and became a mathematician, scientist, and historian of science.

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Imagination and the University Jacob Bronowski This volume, the Frank Gerstein Lectures foris the second series of Invitation Lectures to be delivered at York University.

Eleven lively essays exploring the human imagination at work across the spectrum of the arts--music, poetry, painting, sculpture, architecture, industrial design, and engineering. Mathematician, poet, philosopher, life scientist, playwright, teacher, Jacob Bronowski could readily be referred to as a Renaissance Man.

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Jacob Bronowski suggests many explanations of human actions, and in doing so; he has offered methods to transcend onto a spiritual plane.

Through his analysis of human knowledge and imagination, Bronowski has offered mankind subtle instruments that are vital for progressing in one’s individual search for spirituality.

"Bronowski's book is a soaring, mid-expanding experience—a good book for the beginning of another school year. It's essentially a series of six lectures that he gave at Yale in that focused on the development of the cognitive and linguistic abilities of human beings—knowledge and imagination being identified as essential components of both.

[through] an orderly presentation of the facts of nature or history."" Bronowski's synthesis is a gem of enlightenment. He emphasizes at the outset the importance of the visual sense and of language as the roots of human creativity--of knowledge and imagination.

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Jacob Bronowski was born in Łódź, Congress Poland, Russian Empire, in His family moved to Germany during the First World War, and then to England in Although, according to Bronowski, he knew only two English words on arriving in Great Britain, he gained admission to the Central Foundation Boys' School in London and went on to study at the University .