The Genius as a Characterization of the Creative Spirit in Mathematics and the Arts

Gizem Karaali
Proceedings of Bridges 2014: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2014)
Pages 413–416 Short Papers

Abstract

It is easy to observe that today's society assigns its artists and mathematicians the status of genius. In this note I first introduce the phenomenon and then focus on the possible disadvantages of this stereotype.

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