Reading Minds

Reading Minds

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The great adventure of modern cognitive science, the discovery of the human mind, will fundamentally revise our concept of what it means to be human. Drawing together the classical conception of the language arts, the Renaissance sense of scientific discovery, and the modern study of the mind, Mark Turner offers a vision of the central role that language and the arts of language can play in that adventure.USERa#39;S. MANUAL. I OFFER this book as a means to an activity. It is an instrument intended to assist us in ... we fall back on automatically when we do not engage in the arduous work of considering the fundamental ground of our thought and action. This chapter is the usera#39;s manual to the start-up program: it explains the uses, purpose, and operation of this book. ... One of the consequences of beginning to do this might be the recasting of our concept of literature and our concept ofanbsp;...

Title:Reading Minds
Author:Mark Turner
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 1993-12


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