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Extraordinary minds : portraits of exceptional individuals and an examination of our extraordinariness

Author: Howard Gardner
Publisher: New York BasicBooks ©1997
Series: MasterMinds
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Is there a common set of traits, shared by all truly great achievers? To answer this question, Gardner first examines how most of us mature into adults. He then examines closely four persons who  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Sigmund Freud; Gandhi, Mahatma; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Virginia Woolf; Sigmund Freud; Gandhi, Mahatma; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Virginia Woolf
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gardner
ISBN: 0465021255 9780465021253 0465045154 9780465045150
OCLC Number: 833219725
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index
Description: xii, 178 S ill 25 cm
Contents: * Introduction: Toward a Science of Extraordinariness * Ordinary Development * Extraordinary Development * Master: The Case of Mozart * Maker: The Case of Freud * Introspector: The Case of Woolf * Influencer: The Case of Gandhi * Varieties of Extraordinariness * Lessons
Series Title: MasterMinds
Responsibility: Howard Gardner
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