Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity [Audiobook]

Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity [Audiobook]
Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity [Audiobook] by Andreas Wagner, read by Alex Hyde-White
2019 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 7h 33m | 213.66MB

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and science...

In Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in biological evolution and human cultural creativity. Rarely is either a linear climb to perfection - instead, "progress" is typically marked by a sequence of peaks, plateaus, and pitfalls. For instance, in Picasso's 40-some iterations of Guernica, we see the same combination of small steps, incessant reshuffling, and large, almost reckless, leaps that characterize the way evolution transformed a dinosaur's grasping claw into a condor's soaring wing. By understanding these principles, we can also better realize our own creative potential to find new solutions to adversity.

Ultimately, Life Finds a Way offers a new framework for the nature of creativity, enabling us to better adapt, grow, and change in art, business, or science - that is, in life.