RIP Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi- Flow Theory Architect, Hungarian-American Psychologist, Dies Aged 88 (

“Architect” of the “flow” idea, who died recently and who was a common interest to those of us who got into philosophy via William James via Bob Pirsig. The “Zen” enlightenment of true engagement with the current task.

I’ve often used “flow” implicitly attributing it to James (Varieties of Religious Experience) and forgetting Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s role in properly developing the idea in practice.
(that’s Chick-Zent-Me-Highly)

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