To assess the student’s understanding of key concepts and their ability to apply critical analysis and writing skills to the development of a coherent theoretical argument.
1. Keith Sawyer asserts that “a scientific explanation of creativity requires us to look critically at our own cultural assumptions about how creativity works, and scientific studies of creativity fail to support our most cherished beliefs about creativity” (2006, p. 33) and yet, “many basic tenets of Romantic aesthetics have proved extremely durable” (Heath & Boreham, 2005, p. 172).
There are many “internal contradictions in the foundations of Romantic thinking, but the fact that we are still raising these revisionist objections shows how pervasive the Romantic influence has been” (ibid). Discuss. Please note that your reference list must contain, at the bare minimum, at least eight (8) monographs (i.e. books) and at least four (4) journal articles.