The Mechanics of Creative Intelligence.

The all round genius, mathematician, physicist, engineer and philosopher, Henri Poincaré (1854 – 1912), wrote with scientific precision about how creative intelligence works: “I left Caen, where I was then living, to go on a geologic excursion [and…] the changes of travel made me forget my mathematical work.

“Having reached Coutances, we entered an omnibus to go some place or other. At the moment when I put my foot on the step the idea came to me, without anything in my former thoughts seeming to have paved the way for it, that the transformations

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