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Maps of Meanings: The Architecture of Belief / Edition 1

Maps of Meanings: The Architecture of Belief / Edition 1

by Jordan B. Peterson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415922227
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 564
Sales rank: 21,646
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jordan B. Peterson is a clinical psychologist and Professor at the University of Toronto and was formerly at Harvard University. He has published numerous articles on drug abuse, alcoholism and aggression.

Table of Contents

Preface: Descensus ad Inferos

1. Maps of Experience: Object and Meaning

2. Maps of Meaning: Three Levels of Analysis
Normal and Revolutionary Life: Two Prosaic Stories
Neuropsychological Function: The Nature of the Mind
Mythological Representation:The Constitutent Elements of Experience

3. Apprenticeship and Enculturation: Adoption of a Shared Map

4. The Appearance of Anomaly: Challenge to the Shared Map
Introduction: The Paradigmatic Structure of the Known
Particular Forms of Anomaly
The Rise of Self-Reference, and the Permanent Contamination of Anomaly with Death

5. The Hostile Brothers: Archetypes of Response to the Unknown
Introduction: The Hero and the Adversary
The Adversary: Emergence, Development and Representation
Heroic Adaptation: Voluntary Reconstruction of the Map of Meaning
Conclusion: The Divinity of Interest

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Amazing book that requires cognitive ability and time to grasp the complex concepts. There is no way a review will do this book the justice it deserves. Let the work speak for itself. Highly recommended.