Rule-Breaking from Creativity to Illegality: A Trans-Disciplinary Inquiry
METODO Working Papers No. 63
6 Pages Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Date Written: December 31, 2009
Illegality consists of confronting formal and explicit rules. Creativity consists of confronting informal social institutions. We argue that both cases imply a rule-breaking process. Several unexplored questions related to historical and social dimensions of those concepts arise when analyzing psychological similarities between illegality and creativity.
Keywords: creativity, illegality, rule-breaking
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