Homo creator: facet of creativity

  • V. S. Grekova National metallurgical academy of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk
Keywords: creativity, creative personality, «Homo creator», creative uniqueness, existentialism, existential crisis, «landmark» status


The paper aims to highlight the essence of the concepts of «creativity» and «creative person». We give a definition of «Homo creator», which is treated as a creative person. For definition of creativity as a term analyzes existing in modern and ancient philosophical literature interpretation. «Homo creator» is analyzed as a person free from fears and experiences, some of the faces and boundaries that limit a person; active, open, proactive and creative person can create something new and unknown; constantly provides further restructuring of nature, creates a new objective environment in which developing human civilization and nature. Outlined the phenomenon of creativity as a complex complex phenomenon. It is proved that creativity is a social and cultural phenomenon that is focused basically on something new and expressing the present culture. Creativity - a special quality of that belongs to man as a social being and promotes change and development in all spheres of public life and undoubtedly overcomes various crisis conditions and situations that pose basic questions of human existence and the meaning of its relationships with the outside world . The phenomenon of creativity as an option to overcome the existential crisis of identity. The problem of studying the influence of modern art to overcome the «boundary» conditions of human life and further reflection on existential experiences of her creative life position is relevant to the subject of scientific research.

Author Biography

V. S. Grekova, National metallurgical academy of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk


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How to Cite
Grekova, V. (2014). Homo creator: facet of creativity. Grani, 17(11), 53-57. Retrieved from https://grani.org.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/742