The Resource Anthropology and the cognitive challenge, Maurice Bloch, (electronic resource)

Anthropology and the cognitive challenge, Maurice Bloch, (electronic resource)

Label
Anthropology and the cognitive challenge
Title
Anthropology and the cognitive challenge
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Bloch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One of the world's most distinguished anthropologists proposes that cognitive science enriches, rather than threatens, the work of social scientists
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Bloch, Maurice
Dewey number
153
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
GN502
LC item number
.B538 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New departures in anthropology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anthropology
  • Cognition and culture
  • Ethnopsychology
Label
Anthropology and the cognitive challenge, Maurice Bloch, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE COGNITIVE CHALLENGE; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; One: Why anthropologists cannot avoid cognitive issues and what they gain from these; The negative side of the book; The constructive side of the book; Two: Innateness and social scientists fears; Does acknowledging a genetic factor in cognition imply racist or sexist beliefs?; The significance of cultural knowledge for human beings; Three: How anthropology abandoned a naturalist epistemology: a cognitive perspective on the history of anthropology
  • Early evolutionists and naïve naturalismThe culturalist reaction; Four: The nature/culture wars; The splitters; Structuralism and transformational grammar; Towards a unified processual perspective; A dynamic synthesis; The methodological implications of the unity of `nature' and `culture'; Five: Time and the anthropologists; Anthropological ethnographies of time; The Nuer; The Fame of Gawa; A cognitive challenge to Munn and Evans-Pritchard; Relating levels; The anthropological way of going about things; The cognitive scientist's way of going about things; Imagination and time travel
  • Imagination and social rolesSix: Reconciling social science and cognitive sciencenotions of the 'self '; Distinguishing and relating levels; Are there fundamentally different types of blobs?; The social blob; Conclusion; Seven: What goes without saying; The path towards seeing the ethnographic as the product of active psychological beings; The semiotic tradition; The pragmatic approach; The cognitive contribution: concepts; Scripts, schema, mental models, cultural models; Where do our concepts and schemas come from?; Should anthropologists despair?; Eight: Memory
  • Memory, working memory and the implicit in practiceAn introduction to memory; Working memory, procedural memory and habitus; Connectionism; Longer-termmemory, episodic memory andautobiographical memory; Autobiographical memory; Halbwachs and collective memory; The social moulding of memory; The social moulding of recall; Collective memory; Conclusion; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139513944
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205245
  • (EBL)944702
  • (OCoLC)795895705
  • (SSID)ssj0000686978
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11930715
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686978
  • (PQKBWorkID)10735259
  • (PQKB)10563373
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139020008
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC944702
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205245
Label
Anthropology and the cognitive challenge, Maurice Bloch, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE COGNITIVE CHALLENGE; Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; One: Why anthropologists cannot avoid cognitive issues and what they gain from these; The negative side of the book; The constructive side of the book; Two: Innateness and social scientists fears; Does acknowledging a genetic factor in cognition imply racist or sexist beliefs?; The significance of cultural knowledge for human beings; Three: How anthropology abandoned a naturalist epistemology: a cognitive perspective on the history of anthropology
  • Early evolutionists and naïve naturalismThe culturalist reaction; Four: The nature/culture wars; The splitters; Structuralism and transformational grammar; Towards a unified processual perspective; A dynamic synthesis; The methodological implications of the unity of `nature' and `culture'; Five: Time and the anthropologists; Anthropological ethnographies of time; The Nuer; The Fame of Gawa; A cognitive challenge to Munn and Evans-Pritchard; Relating levels; The anthropological way of going about things; The cognitive scientist's way of going about things; Imagination and time travel
  • Imagination and social rolesSix: Reconciling social science and cognitive sciencenotions of the 'self '; Distinguishing and relating levels; Are there fundamentally different types of blobs?; The social blob; Conclusion; Seven: What goes without saying; The path towards seeing the ethnographic as the product of active psychological beings; The semiotic tradition; The pragmatic approach; The cognitive contribution: concepts; Scripts, schema, mental models, cultural models; Where do our concepts and schemas come from?; Should anthropologists despair?; Eight: Memory
  • Memory, working memory and the implicit in practiceAn introduction to memory; Working memory, procedural memory and habitus; Connectionism; Longer-termmemory, episodic memory andautobiographical memory; Autobiographical memory; Halbwachs and collective memory; The social moulding of memory; The social moulding of recall; Collective memory; Conclusion; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (246 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139513944
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205245
  • (EBL)944702
  • (OCoLC)795895705
  • (SSID)ssj0000686978
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11930715
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000686978
  • (PQKBWorkID)10735259
  • (PQKB)10563373
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139020008
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC944702
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205245

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