Written in a crystal-clear style, Turner's book is a triumph of objective literary studies and an example of intelligence, open-mindedness, and intellectual courage. The Literary Mind is a companion volume to Turner's 2001 book from Oxford, Cognitive Dimensions of Social Science: The Way We Think About Politics, Economics, Law, and Society. By blending neuroscience and literary history in The Literary Mind, Turner has created a story of his own, certain to set billions of neurons firing. The Toronto Globe and Mail.
Literary thought makes everyday thought possible. Not a beach read, but worth while. This book makes the revolutionary claim that the basic issue for cognitive science is the nature of literary thinking. In The Literary Mind, Turner ranges from the tools of modern linguistics, to the recent work of neuroscientists such as Antonio Damasio and Gerald Edelman, to literary masterpieces by Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, and Proust, as he explains how story and projection-and their powerful combination in parable-are fundamental to everyday thought.
The literary mind-the mind of stories and parables-is not peripheral but . Literary thought makes everyday thought possible
The literary mind-the mind of stories and parables-is not peripheral but basic to thought. Story is the central principle of our experience and knowledge. Literary thought makes everyday thought possible.
Cognitive Dimensions of Social Science: The Way We Think About Politics, Economics, Law, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2001)
Cognitive Dimensions of Social Science: The Way We Think About Politics, Economics, Law, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2001). The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind's Hidden Complexities (with Gilles Fauconnier, Basic Books, 2002). The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity (Oxford University Press, 2006).
I explore technical details of the brain sciences and the mind sciences that cast light on our use of parable as we think, invent, plan, decide, reason, imagine and persuade. Well, I came to the book prepared to agree with Professor Turner's proposition, and I still do - but NOT on the basis of this thin volume.
to the possibility that models of the mind in question were already nascent in the work of many literary theorists.
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Oxford University Press, 1996. Reading minds: The study of English in the age of cognitive science. Princeton Univ Pr, 1993. Conceptual integration networks. G Fauconnier, M Turner. Cognitive science 22 (2), 133-187, 1998. Blending as a Central Process of Grammar: Expanded Version. G Fauconnier, MB Turner.
Author: Mark Turner
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 19, 1996)
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