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

Author(s): Gardner, Howard
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Subjects: Gifted persons
Gifted persons--Case studies
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : BasicBooks, c1997
Series: MasterMinds
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: xii, 178 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Introduction: Toward a Science of Extraordinariness 1
2. Ordinary Development 17
3. Extraordinary Development 34
4. Master: The Case of Mozart 51
5. Maker: The Case of Freud 69
6. Introspector: The Case of Woolf 87
7. Influencer: The Case of Gandhi 104
8. Varieties of Extraordinariness 124
9. Lessons 140
References 163
Index 169
Notes: LCCN: 96045069 //r97
ISBN: 0465045154
Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-167) and index
OCLC Number: 35723609
ISBN/ISSN: 0465045154