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Acts of Meaning: Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

by Jerome Bruner

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Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as "information processor," has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations imposed by a computational model of mind can we grasp the special interaction through which mind both constitutes and is constituted by culture.… (more)
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Decent. A guy who knows how to stick to an outline. Seriously, some great, groundbreaking ideas stated in a straightforward and accessible way... for an academic text, that is. What I wouldn't give to have a novel on my reading list. ( )
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Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as "information processor," has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations imposed by a computational model of mind can we grasp the special interaction through which mind both constitutes and is constituted by culture.

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