Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

By: Jerome S. Bruner (author)Hardback

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Argues that the idea of the mind as an information processor has led psychology away from seeing the mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations of a computational model of mind can we grasp the interaction through which mind constitutes and is constituted by culture.

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About Author

Jerome Bruner is University Professor at New York University and the author of many books, including Acts of Meaning; On Knowing; The Process of Education; and Toward a Theory of Instruction (all published by Harvard).

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments One The Proper Study of Man Two Folk Psychology as an Instrument of Culture Three Entry into Meaning Four Autobiography and Self Notes Subject Index Name Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 02/09/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780674003613
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780674003613
  • weight: 263
  • ISBN10: 0674003616

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