Item #11357 Some Reflections on Genius and Other Essays. Russell Brain, Norman Smith, Illust.

Some Reflections on Genius and Other Essays

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1960.

Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 1/2". vii, 192pp. Wear to unclipped dust jacket with rubbing, creasing, and bumps to covers, corners, and edges. Sunning to spine of jacket. Rubbing and gentle bumps to corners and edges of red cloth over boards. Stamps to edges of text block. Penciled notation to front paste-down. A spot of toning to rear free endpaper. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

What makes a genius? What is the relationship between genius and madness? How is the unconscious mind involved in inspiration? What similarities can be discovered among the various types of genius? What evidence is there that genius is inherited? Such are the stimulating questions that are discussed here with wit, elegance and a minimum of scientific terms, as a distinguished London neurologist turns his own keen mind to an appraisal of the causes and effects of genius.(Publisher). Good / good. Item #11357

Price: $20.00

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