“Creativity: Einstein and Picasso”
Dr. Arthur I. Miller is Emeritus Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at University College London. He is fascinated by the nature of creative thinking and in particular, in creativity in art (on the one hand) and science (on the other). He is the author of Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty that Causes Havoc, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and Empire of the Stars, which was shortlisted for the 2006 Aventis Prize for Science Books. His most recent book is Deciphering the Cosmic Number: The Strange Friendship of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung. The paperback version, 137: Jung, Pauli and the Pursuit of a Scientific Obsession, was published in July 2010. Miller earned a Ph.D. in physics from MIT. He served on the faculties of the University of Massachusetts and Harvard University. From 1991 to 2005 he was Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at University College London where he founded the Department of Science & Technology Studies. He has lectured and written extensively on the history and philosophy of nineteenth and twentieth century science and technology, cognitive science, scientific creativity, and the relation between art and science.