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On Aesthetics

John Paul Lederach

in The Moral Imagination

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780195174540
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835409 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174542.003.0007
 On Aesthetics

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This chapter focuses on the aesthetics of social change. It argues that the aesthetics of social change proposes a simple idea: building adaptive and responsive processes requires a creative act, which at its core is more art than technique. The creative act brings about processes that have not existed before. To sustain themselves over time, processes of change require constant innovation.

Keywords: social change; innovation; creative act; aesthetics

Chapter.  4713 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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