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The Intercorporeal Self
The Intercorporeal Self (June 2012)
Merleau-Ponty on Subjectivity
Scott L. Marratto - Author

An original interpretation of Merleau-Ponty on subjectivity, drawing from and challenging both the continental and analytic traditions.

Challenging a prevalent Western idea of the self as a discrete, interior consciousness, Scott L. Marratto argues instead that subjectivity is a characteristic of the living, expressive movement establishing a dynamic intertwining between a sentient body and its environment. He dr...(Read More)
 
 
Imitation and Education
Imitation and Education (April 2008)
A Philosophical Inquiry into Learning by Example
Bryan R. Warnick - Author

Brings together current research in philosophy, cognitive science, and education to uncover and criticize the traditional assumptions of how and why we should learn through imitation.

Imitation and Education provides an in-depth reassessment of learning by example that places imitation in a larger social context. It is the first book to bring together ancient educational thought and startling breakthroughs i...(Read More)
 
 
Time and Society
Time and Society (April 2005)
Warren D. TenHouten - Author

This is the first general theory of time-consciousness and social experience ever developed.

Time-consciousness—long a shared objective of philosophy and social thought—is key to understanding different cultures and their cognitive adaptation to one another. Warren D. TenHouten's remarkable book achieves this goal by providing a bold and original three-level theory of time-consciousness, its neurocognitive b...(Read More)
 
 
Mistaken Identity
Mistaken Identity (November 2001)
The Mind-Brain Problem Reconsidered
Leslie Brothers - Author

This “unauthorized biography” of cognitive neuroscience unveils hidden errors in current mind-body accounts and sheds new light on basic scientific issues.

Neuroscientist Leslie Brothers argues that our understanding of the brain is determined by popular beliefs about the mind. She critiques “neuroism,” which explains the mind in terms of individual brains, and shows that widely held assumptions ab...(Read More)
 
 
Of Two Minds
Of Two Minds (February 1998)
The Nature of Inquiry
James Blachowicz - Author

Proposes a resolution to the paradox of inquiry, originally formulated in Plato's Meno and most recently the focus of the "logic of discovery" debate in the philosophy of science.

This book examines the nature of inquiry--the general method by which we expand our knowledge. It proposes a resolution of the paradox of inquiry, originally formulated in Plato's Meno and most recently the focus of the "l...(Read More)
 
 
Reconceiving Experience
Reconceiving Experience (September 1996)
A Solution to a Problem Inherited from Descartes
John T. Kearns - Author

Presents a new framework for understanding language, thought, and experience, and for carrying out research.

"Most impressive is the author's skill in creating an original theory of experience, language, thought, and action. The theory is comprehensive, detailed, well-articulated, and well-motivated; its relevance to both traditional and recently-discovered philosophical problems is evident; and the author makes illumin...(Read More)
 
 
How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science
How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science (April 1996)
Valerie Gray Hardcastle - Author

Articulates a method for integrating the individual disciplines that compose the cognitive sciences so that unified interdisciplinary theories are possible.

How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science specifies the characteristics of fruitful interdisciplinary theories in cognitive science and shows how they differ from the successful theories in the individual disciplines composing the cognitive sciences. It articulates a method...(Read More)
 
 
Autism and the Crisis of Meaning
Autism and the Crisis of Meaning (February 1996)
Alexander Durig - Author

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the informal logics of meaningful perception and autistic perception, which promises to pave the way for social scientists to begin addressing the subjective human experience in logical terms.

"The experience of persons with autism is analyzed using a symbolic interactionist framework (with a twist) and the results of this theoretical analysis are used to help us understand the '...(Read More)
 
 
Ecologies of Knowledge
Ecologies of Knowledge (July 1995)
Work and Politics in Science and Technology
Susan Leigh Star - Editor

This collection of articles provides a comprehensive overview of personal and public issues related to social change and how they shape scientific and technical knowledge.
"This collection illustrates the robustness of theoretical concerns in the field in their applicability to the diverse subject matter of science studies, well represented here in the inclusion of studies in biological and physical sciences along with technology. Assembl...(Read More)
 
 
Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology
Lexeme-Morpheme Base Morphology (July 1995)
A General Theory of Inflection and Word Formation
Robert Beard - Author

This is the first complete theory of the morphology of language, a compendium of information on morphological categories and operations.

This book is the first complete theory of the morphology of language. It describes both inflection and lexical word formation, their relation to syntax, phonology, and semantics, and to each other. It enumerates most of the morphological categories of the world's languages, describing...(Read More)
 
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