Volume 18 · Number 2 · Pages 313–315
Deconstructing Creativity

Hugh Gash

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Open peer commentary on the article “Catching the Big Fish: A 4E-Cognition Approach to Creativity in STEAM Education” by Ronnie Videla, Tomas Veloz & María Carolina Pino. Abstract: The authors of the target article provide insight into various ways creativity has been presented in the past 50 years or so. In my commentary, I identify some historical antecedents of key 4E ideas that can be found in the work of Dewey, Piaget and von Glasersfeld. I also allude to some crucial differences between radical constructivism and 4E cognition, and wonder whether implicit epistemologies may impact on the creative process.


Gash H. (2023) Deconstructing creativity. Constructivist Foundations 18(2): 313–315. https://constructivist.info/18/2/313

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