Preface Acknowledgments 1: Introduction 2: Creativity in a Nutshell 3: Are Autodidacts Creative? 4: Crafts, Perception, and the Possibilities of the Body 5: Creativity and Conceptual Art 6: Personal Signatures in Art 7: What is Generative Art? 8: Agents and Creativity 9: Autonomy, Integrity, and Computer Art 10: Authenticity and Computer Art 11: Aesthetics and Interactive Art 12: Is Metabolism Necessary? Index
Margaret A. Boden is Research Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Sussex. She is a Fellow (and past Vice-President) of the British Academy, and of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (and its British and European equivalents), and a member of the Academia Europaea. In 2002 she was awarded an OBE for services to Cognitive Science, and she holds a Cambridge ScD as well as honorary doctorates from Bristol, Sussex, and the Open University. Educated at Cambridge and Harvard, her earlier degrees were in medical sciences, philosophy, and psychology.
`Review from previous edition brimming with interesting ideas and fascinating examples, presented in a clear, lively, and engaging fashion. Boden's book is essential reading for anyone interested in creativity in art or in computer art, and it deserves to be widely read and admired. ' British Journal of Aesthetics