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In the U.S., human creativity is traditionally understood to be inspired by way of fiscal matters. notwithstanding, this attitude fails to account for the truth that human creativity can be frequently the results of inner motivations having not anything to do with cash. This publication addresses what motivates human creativity and the way the legislations governing authors' rights might be formed according to those motivations.

On a pragmatic point, it illustrates how integrating a fuller appreciation of the inspirational size of the inventive method will let us imagine extra expansively approximately felony protections for authors. many varieties of creators at the moment lack the criminal skill to compel attribution for his or her paintings, to avoid misattribution, and to protect their paintings from undesirable differences. Drawing from a few different assets, together with literary, philosophical, and non secular works, this e-book bargains genuine ideas for crafting felony measures that facilitate an author's skill to defend his or her paintings with out completely sacrificing the highbrow estate regulations in perform within the usa today.

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