AGAINST CREATIVITY: LOOSELY STRUCTURED THOUGHTS ON A LOOSELY DEFINED TOPIC
PROTI USTVARJALNOSTI. OHLAPNO STRUKTURIRANE MISLI O OHLAPNO DEFINIRANI TEMI

Blaž Bajič

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/Traditio2017460205

Abstract

This article addresses the notion of creativity by following its use in a discourse common to a heterogeneous group of social agents. It is argued that creativity, with an associated notional framework, shapes a depoliticized way of imagining communities, places, and society. It is claimed that such an approach prevents us from properly grasping the form of social processes under scrutiny and must be rejected.

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Prispevek obravnava pojem ustvarjalnosti, tako da sledi njegovi rabi v diskurzu, ki je skupen heterogeni skupini družbenih akterjev. Skupaj s povezanim pojmovnim ozadjem ustvarjalnost oblikuje depolitiziran način predstavljanja skupnosti, krajev in družbe. Teza prispevka je, da takšen pristop onemogoča, da bi ustrezno zajeli oblike družbenih procesov, ki jih preučujemo, in ga je zato treba zavrniti.

Keywords

creativity; neoliberalism; critique; Ljubljana; Tim Ingold // ustvarjalnost; neoliberalizem; kritika; Ljubljana; Tim Ingold

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