Last updated on 2016-04-23
About the Book
Variations on the theme of learning about ourselves and each other by responding deeply to art in all its forms. Essays, stories, visual art and more. Steps towards a new framework for remembering and applying art (fiction and more) when we need to.
While unique in form and content, this book is inspired by Geoffrey Miller's The Mating Mind, Dorothy Tennov's Love and Limerence, Warren McCulloch's Embodiments of Mind, Marvin Minsky's The Society of Mind, Aaron Sloman's notion of discontinuities in the space of possible minds, other works in affective/cognitive science, novels by Paul Auster, Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations, Lizst's Piano Concerto No. 2, Willa Cather's The Troll Garden, E.C. Escher, Jacques Brel, and who knows what else?
With contributions from National Teaching Award recipient Prof. Claude Lamontagne, visual artist and Buddhist scholar Lam Wong, sculptor and geneticist Dr. Al Sather, History Ph.D. student Laura Nys, photographer, Andrea Paterson, painter and psychotherapist Arash Kameli, and others to be announced. Hands cover art by Laura Redmond.
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