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Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason

How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding

Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason( )
Author: Johnson, Mark
Publication Date:Nov 2017
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

In Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason, renowned philosopher Mark Johnson presents a selection of his best essays on the bodily basis of meaning, understanding, and reasoning that represents the culmination of decades of work. He argues that any viable view of the mind must ultimately rest on the ways in which human cognition, language, action, and values are grounded in and shaped by our embodiment. Johnson calls this view "embodied cognitive theory,” which combines...
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Detailed Subjects: Body, Mind & Spirit / General
Philosophy / Mind & Body
Science / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Philosophy / Language
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.853 x 0.562 Inches
Book Weight:0.854 Pounds

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