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Divine Fury

A History of Genius

Divine Fury( )
Author: McMahon, Darrin M.
ISBN:978-0-465-06991-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Ebook
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Genius. The word connotes an almost unworldly power: the power to create, to grasp universal secrets, even to destroy. As renowned intellectual historian Darrin McMahon explains in Divine Fury, the concept of genius can be traced back to antiquity, when men of great insight were thought to be advised by demons. The modern idea of genius emerged in tension with a growing belief in human equality; contesting the notion that all are created equal, geniuses served to dramatize...
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Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / General
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 Inches

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