A Well-Hung Horse: Sired by Knowledge and Imagination

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Abstract

For more than a century, historians of science have been spinning a philosophical roulette wheel, pondering which is more important in the creative process: imagination or knowledge. The most original scientists (and artists) in our day discover newness by blending existing knowledge with imaginative thinking.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1179-1182
Number of pages4
JournalCell
Volume162
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 10 2015

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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