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Genius, Notion of

  • By: John A. McCarthy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Interest in the nature of genius is a global phenomenon, appearing in many different branches of knowledge from antiquity to the present day. Every culture recognizes that some people are endowed with an innate intelligence and wisdom that can be regarded ...

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