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The Discursive Mind - Rom Harre

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Published: 1st April 1994
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This lucidly argued volume covers the key philosophical revolutions that are shaping contemporary psychology. Harr[ac]e and Gillett herald a new paradigm in psychology, dissolving the Cartesian distinction between mind and body in favour of the discursive turn in psychological theory.<P></P><P>The authors explore the discursive origins of the self, the problem of agency and social understanding of personality. In the process, they elevate the emotions to a significant place in our understanding of mind, action and being. The theoretical breadth of the book is matched by its treatment of a wide range of subjects, including: consciousness; the brain; perception; thought; personality; and the emotions.</P>

A Clash of Paradigms
The Second Cognitive Revolution
Thought
Cognitive Psychology of the First Kind
Cognitive Modelling
Discourse and the Brain
The Discursive Origins of the Sense of Self
Agency and Personality
Emotion Words and Emotional Acts
Perception and Consciousness
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ISBN: 9780803955028
ISBN-10: 0803955022
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st April 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.34  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.34