Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (The Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures)

Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (The Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures)

By: Jerome S. Bruner (author)Paperback

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Offers a psychological approach to literature, examines the connection between language and reality, and discusses education and intellectual development.

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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).


Preface PART 1: TWO NATURAL KINDS 1. Approaching the Literary 2. Two Modes of Thought 3. Possible Castles PART 2: LANGUAGE AND REALITY 4. The Transactional Self 5. The Inspiration of Vygotsky 6. Psychological Reality 7. Nelson Goodman's Worlds 8. Thought and Emotion PART 3: ACTING IN CONSTRUCTED WORLDS 9. The Language of Education 10. Developmental Theory as Culture Afterword Appendix: A Reader's Retelling of "Clay" by James Joyce Notes Credits Index

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  • publication date: 01/07/1986
  • ISBN13: 9780674003668
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 222
  • ID: 9780674003668
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 0674003667

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