The Discursive Mind / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
This lucidly argued volume covers the key philosophical revolutions that are shaping contemporary psychology. Harr[ac]e and Gillett herald a new paradigm in psychology, dissolving the Cartesian distinction between mind and body in favour of the discursive turn in psychological theory.
The authors explore the discursive origins of the self, the problem of agency and social understanding of personality. In the process, they elevate the emotions to a significant place in our understanding of mind, action and being. The theoretical breadth of the book is matched by its treatment of a wide range of subjects, including: consciousness; the brain; perception; thought; personality; and the emotions.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)|
Table of Contents
A Clash of ParadigmsThe Second Cognitive RevolutionThoughtCognitive Psychology of the First KindCognitive ModellingDiscourse and the BrainThe Discursive Origins of the Sense of SelfAgency and PersonalityEmotion Words and Emotional ActsPerception and Consciousness