The Cosmos and the Creative Imagination by Anna-Teresa TymienieckaThe Cosmos and the Creative Imagination by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

The Cosmos and the Creative Imagination

byAnna-Teresa TymienieckaEditorPatricia Trutty-Coohill

Hardcover | February 11, 2016

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The essays in this book respond to Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka's recent call to explore the relationship between the evolution of the universe and the process of self-individuation in the ontopoietic unfolding of life. The essays approach the sensory manifold in a number of ways. They show that theories of modern science become a strategy for the phenomenological study of works of art, and vice versa. Works of phenomenology and of the arts examine how individual spontaneity connects with the design(s) of the logos - of the whole and of the particulars - while the design(s) rest not on some human concept, but on life itself. Life's pliable matrices allow us to consider the expansiveness of contemporary science, and to help create a contemporary phenomenological sense of cosmos.
Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (born February 28, 1923) is a Polish-born American philosopher, one of the most important and continuously active contemporary phenomenologists, founder and president of The World Phenomenology Institute, and editor (since its inception in the late 1960s) of the book series Analecta Husserliana, presently publis...
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Title:The Cosmos and the Creative ImaginationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:379 pagesPublished:February 11, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319217917

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Table of Contents

Part I INTRODUCTION.- Scintillations: An Introduction to this Volume; Patricia Trutty-Coohill.- Part II TYMIENIECKA STUDIES.- Creative Philosophizing: Tying Tymieniecka's "Imaginatio Creatrix" to the Moral Experience of Life; Carmen Cozma.- Creative Imagination in Music: Significance and Openness of Art; Roberto Wu.- Part III IMAGINATIO CREATRIX.- Bachelard and Merleau-Ponty: Is a Cosmic Flesh of the World Feigned or Disclosed by Imagination? Annabelle Dufourcq.- Dream and Semblance: The Play of Art and Life; Brian Grassom.- Ben Okri's The Landscapes Within (1981): The Imaginatio Creatrix; Rosemary Gray.- The Phenomenology of the Creative Imagination: Philo of Alexandria and Ibn 'Arabi; Marie Antonios Sassine.- Paul Klee's Unbound Creativity; Marcella Tarozzi Goldsmith.- The Epiphanic and Cosmic Nature of Imagination in the Art of Michael Jackson and his Influence on my Image-making; Ruach Hakodesh, Constance Pierce.- Part IV HUSSERL STUDIES.- My Living Body: The Zero Point Of Nature-Mind and the Horizon of Creative Imagination; Daniel James Hughes.- Knowledge and the Lifeworld: Phenomenological Transcendental Investigations; Witold PÅotka.- Part V PHENOMENOLOGICAL SPACE AND TIME.- Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Paul Klee: Toward the Roots of Creative Imagination and its Cosmic Dimension; Lucia Angelino.- Eternal Noon; Alira Ashvo-Munoz.- American Walk: Imagining Between Earth and Sky; Lena Hopsch.- Eternal Recurrence and Nietzsche's Halcyon Progeny; Kimiyo Murata-Soraci.- Memory Fields, Attention, and the Resonance of Narrative; Rebecca M. Painter.- The Eternal Return: Time and Timelessness in P. D. Ouspensky's Strange Life of Ivan Osokin and Mircea Eliade's "The Secret of Dr. Honigberger"; Bruce Ross.- Part VI THE COSMIC ORIGIN OF LIFE AND ART.- Kant's Antinomies Concerning the World Problem Starting from Cassirer-Heidegger's Debate in Davos (1929); Guelfo Carbone.- Cosmology in H.D.'s Trilogy: Poetics, Logos and Trace; William D. Melaney.- The Naturalistic Axiology of Holmes Rolston III; Leszek Pyra.- Scientific Creativity in Malay Cosmology: A Phenomenological Perspective; A. L. Samian.- Part VII THE COSMIC IN THE ARTS.- Three Cosmic Poets: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Rabindranath Tagore and Ezenwa-Ohaeto, and Cosmic Nature of Imagination; Tony E. Afejuku.- A Short Study of Jisei (Swan Songs): Death, Cosmos and its Transmigration, with a Postscript by a Philosopher, The Spirit of Language and the Soul of Humans: Death and Recurrence of Soul; Kiyoko Ogawa and Tadashi Ogawa.- Fusing with Nature and the Cosmos: Shamanic Elements in the Art of Akiko and Pablo Cesar Amaringo; Bruce Ross.- Hegel and The Sea of Ice; Andrew Jay Svedlow.- Cosmic Ruminations: The Creative Imagination, Imagined Experience, and the Lure of Distant Horizons; Saundra Tara Weiss.- A Phenomenological Approach to Earth Oblivion and Human Unbalance in Koyaanisqatsi; Victor G. Rivas Lopez.