The Ethics of Creativity

The Ethics of Creativity

By: David Cropley (editor), Seana Moran (editor), James Kaufman (editor)Paperback

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The Ethics of Creativity illuminates the thorny issues that arise when novel creative ideas collide with what we believe to be 'right' or 'good'. This book tackles questions of when creativity and ethics tend to coincide and when conflict, and how both might be harnessed to support a brighter future for all.

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Mark Coeckelbergh, University of Twente, The Netherlands Arthur Cropley, University of Hamburg, Germany Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Claremont Graduate University, USA Charlotte Dixon, Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA Anthony Finn, University of South Australia, Australia Howard Gardner, Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA Jack Goncalo, Cornell University, USA Daniel Harris, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA Helen Haste, University of Bath, UK, and Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA Reuben Hersh, University of New Mexico, USA Vera John-Steiner, University of New Mexico, USA Qin Li, Claremont Graduate University, USA Gina Scott Ligon, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA Alexandra E. MacDougall, University of Oklahoma, US A Kellen Mrkva, University of Colorado-Boulder, USA Michael D. Mumford, University of Oklahoma, USA Michelle Murphy, University of South Australia, Australia David R. Peterson, University of Oklahoma, USA Darcia Narvaez, University of Notre Dame, USA James Noonan, Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA Roni Reiter-Palmon, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA Ruth Richards, Saybrook University and Harvard Medical School, USA Robert J. Sternberg, University of Wyoming, USA Kirsi Tirri, University of Helsinki, Finland Lynne Vincent, Vanderbilt University, USA Thomas A. Zeni, University of Oklahoma, USA


Introduction: The Crossroads of Creativity and Ethics; Seana Moran PART I: WHAT ARE THE MORAL MENTAL MECHANISMS INVOLVED IN CREATIVITY, AND HOW DO THEY DEVELOP? 1. The Development of Moral Imagination; Darcia Narvaez and Kellen Mrkva 2. Moral Craftsmanship; Mark Coekelbergh 3. Creativity in Ethical Reasoning; Robert J. Sternberg 4. Moral Creativity and Creative Morality; Qin Li and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 5. Creative Artists and Creative Scientists: Where Does the Buck Stop?; James Noonan and Howard Gardner PART II: WHEN, HOW, AND WHY DOES CREATIVITY LEAD TO POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE ETHICAL IMPACTS - OR BOTH? 6. A Creativity Alchemy; Ruth Richards 7. License to Steal: How the Creative Identity Entitles Dishonesty; Lynne C. Vincent and Jack A. Goncalo 8. Engineering, Ethics, and Creativity: N'er the Twain Shall Meet?; David H. Cropley 9. Construction or Demolition: Does Problem Construction Influence the Ethicality of Creativity?; Daniel J. Harris, Roni Reiter-Palmon, and Gina Scott Ligon 10. Intelligent Decision-Making Technology and Computational Ethics; Anthony Finn PART III: WHAT ROLE DOES ETHICS PLAY IN SUPPORTING OR THWARTING CREATIVITY? 11. Creative Transformations of Ethical Challenges; Vera John-Steiner and Reuben Hersh 12. The Hacker Ethic for Gifted Scientists; Kirsi Tirri 13. The Dialogic Witness: New Metaphors of Creative and Ethical Work in Documentary Photography; Charlotte Dixon and Helen Haste 14. Neglect of Creativity in Education: A Moral Issue; Arthur Cropley 15. The Ethical Demands Made on Leaders of Creative Efforts; Michael D. Mumford, David R. Peterson, Alexandra E. MacDougall, Thomas A. Zeni, and Seana Moran Horizons: An Ethics of Possibility; Seana Moran Summary: Creativity and Ethics: Two Golden Eggs; David H. Cropley, James C. Kaufman, Michelle Murphy, and Seana Moran ?

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/03/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137333520
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 341
  • ID: 9781137333520
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 1137333529

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