Evolution Of Cognitive Maps / Edition 1

Evolution Of Cognitive Maps / Edition 1

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Evolution Of Cognitive Maps / Edition 1

Bringing together diverse disciplinescognitive and social psychology, biopsychology, history, physics, cosmology, chemistry, population ecology, economics, and philosophy of sciencethis unique series of essays explores the development of cognitive maps from their biological and historical bases to their contemporary forms. Featuring work by an illustrious series of scholars and a closing commentary by Umberto Eco, this book chronicles theory compelling to all concerned with the relationship between perception and society.
Ervin Laszlo is with the European Academy for Evolutionary Management andAdvanced Studies; Ignazio Masulli is with the University of Bologna, Italy; Robert Artigiani is with the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA; and Vilmos Csányi is at Eötvos University of Budapest, Hungary

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ISBN-13: 9782881245596
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/13/1993
Series: World Futures General Evolution Studies Series , #5
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

The Functions of Cognitive Maps
Cognitive Maps, Evolution and Knowledge
Cognitive Maps, Historical Transformation and the Future
Moral Sensitivity and the Evolution of Higher Mind
The Biological Bases of Cognitive Maps
From Epistemology to Cosmology: Post-Modern Science and the Search for a New Cultural Cognitive Map
The Evolution of the Holistic Cognitive Map
Toward a New Historical Consciousness
The Cognitive Map and the Dynamics of Information
When Is a Map Cognitive?
Evolution Theory and Cognitive Maps
Evolution: Cognition, Ignorance and Selection
On Understanding How the Mind Is Organized: Cognitive Maps and the Physics of Mental Information Processing
Cognitive Maps and Social Change
Technology, Gender and History: Toward a Nonlinear Model of Social Evolution
The Cognitive Mapping of Societal Systems: Implications for Education
Transformations in the Chinese Cognitive Map
The Cognitive Mapping Approach to the Globalization of World Politics

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