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Goodenough, U. W. (1993). Creativity in science. Zygon, 28(3), 399-414.


Creativity is a concept far more often associated with art than with science. The creative dimension of scientific inquiry and practice is described and compared with its artistic counterpart; similarities and differences are analyzed.

She presented this paper at the Thirty-Seventh Annual Star Island Conference of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS), “Creativity, Non-Conformity, and Madness” at Star Island, New Hampshire, 28 July-4 August 1990.


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