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Discourse and Cognition / Edition 1

Discourse and Cognition / Edition 1

by Derek Edwards


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Discourse and Cognition / Edition 1

'For those already familiar with discursive work it will be a joy - Edwards writes with enormous clarity and insight. For psychologists whose work involves an understanding of the relations between language and cognition this book will be essential reading.... This is a demanding book that will repay close attention. It can also be dipped into as a resource for the brilliant reworkings of traditional psychological topic areas, such as emotion, language, cognition, categories, AI, narrative, scripts and developmental psychology. If you want a glimpse into the future of psychology, get this book - the end of cognitivism starts here' - History and Philosophy of Psychology

The central project of this mult

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ISBN-13: 9780803976979
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/10/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Derek Edwards is Reader in Discursive Psychology in the Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University. He is co-author (with Neil Mercer) of Common Knowledge, (with Jonathan Potter) of Discursive Psychology and (with others) of Ideological Dilemmas.

Table of Contents

An Informal Introduction
Cognitivism and Cognition
Discourse and Reality
Talk as Action
Shared Knowledge
Scripts and Dispositions
Categories I
Language and Perception
Categories II
Bodily Experience and Folk Psychology
Stories and Rememberings
Children, Animals and Machines

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