ERIC Number: EJ549056
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Language of Invention and Synthetic Thinking.
Weber, Robert J.
Creativity Research Journal, v9 n4 p353-67 1996
Describes the conceptual bases of two different approaches to a language of invention and synthetic thinking as applied to commonplace inventions such as the chair: first, a conceptual history based on the gradual accretion of complexity, and second, a modern account based on the principles of engineering design. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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