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Is there a work of fiction so "fictional", that is so different from our everyday reality, that there is absolutely nothing similar to it? [closed]

Can one produce/write a work of fiction that is so fictional that there is no connection to anything within the real world? If not, why? And what I mean by connection is that there is no relation in ...
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Is creativity a pie in the sky?

The working principles of the brain and mental processes are still, for the most part, a mystery especially when it comes to consciousness and creativity. With the advent of computers it was easy to ...
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Are there forms of judgment or intelligence which include the capacity to disobey?

Are there forms of judgment or intelligence which include the capacity to disobey? Ideally, AI will lack this, but then does that mean its intelligence is lacking anything?
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Can the product of creativity always be classified as analogy?

Without concepts there can be no thought, and without analogies there can be no concepts. —Hofstadter and Sander Part of the creative process of a sculpter is to visualize a shape within a stone and ...
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Is mathematical creativity the same as artistic creativity?

Do philosophers distinguish between mathematical creativity, and the broader artistic creativity? If so, what are the differences between these two? A lot of people seem to treat IQ as something ...
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