Modes of Thought: Explorations in Culture and Cognition
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BeschreibungThirteen leading scholars examine the issues of universality and diversity in human thought.
Inhaltsverzeichnis1. Introduction David R. Olson; Part I. The History of Thought: 2. Science in antiquity: the Greek and Chinese cases and their relevance to the problems of culture and cognition Geoffrey Lloyd; 3. Relations of analogy and identity Stanley J. Tambiah; 4. Self, narrative and memory: reflections on Augustine, Petrarch, and Descartes Brian Stock; 5. Normal people Ian Hacking; 6. Modes of reasoning and the politics of authority in the modern state Yaron Ezrahi; Part II. The Anthropology of Thought: 7. Frames for thinking: ways of making meaning Jerome S. Bruner; 8. Autobiography and fiction as modes of thought Carol F. Feldman and David Kalmar; 9. Inference in narrative and science Keith Oatley; 10. Literate mentalities: literacy, consciousness of language and modes of thought David R. Olson; 11. Mythology and analogy Cameron Shelley and Paul Thagard; Part III. The Development and Education of Thought: 12. Cognitive domains as modes of thought Susan Carey; 13. Modes of thinking about living kinds: science, symbolism, and common sense Scott Atran; 14. Is good thinking scientific thinking? Deanna Kuhn; 15. Network, the verb, and the appeal of collaborative modes of instruction and thought Myron Tuman.
Pressestimmen'The editors bring together an impressive array of contributors in a powerful and productive way. This volume clarifies implications of the intellectual debate for readers involved in practical areas, such as education and psychotherapy. Impressive and provocative.' James Wertsch, Washington University
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2008
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten