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Creativity is a Label for the Aggregated, Time – Dependent, Subjective Judgments by Creators and by Adopters

Seana Moran
Published Online: 2015-05-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ctra-2015-0009


The first premise is that creativity requires a focal perceiver perspective to be determined or assigned. As criteria for perception or judgment, what we currently consider “dimensions” of creativity instead may be “precursors.” Ultimately, creativity shifts meaning for the whole culture. The second premise is that creativity requires a temporal perspective: its assessment is time-dependent on the first instance the perceiver notices. If the perceiver accepts the creative “ it,” then it is shared for others to judge it, creating a diffusion and adaptation process. The strongest form of creativity, then, is when it stands the test of time, goes beyond its own zeitgeist, and is institutionalized for future generations.

Keywords: Creativity judgment; Vygotsky


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About the article

Received: 2014-10-31

Revised: 2014-12-19

Accepted: 2014-12-20

Published Online: 2015-05-26

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Creativity. Theories – Research - Applications, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 64–69, ISSN (Online) 2354-0036, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ctra-2015-0009.

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