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Making Stories:Law, Literature, Life

By: Bruner, Jerome

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR: 2/10/2015

Seller ID: 9780674010994

ISBN: 067401099X

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Stories pervade our daily lives, from human interest news items, to a business strategy described to a colleague, to daydreams between chores. Stories are what we use to make sense of the world. But how does this work? In "Making Stories," the eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner examines this pervasive human habit and suggests new and deeper ways to think about how we use stories to make sense of lives and the great moral and psychological problems that animate them. Looking at legal cases and autobiography as well as literature, Bruner warns us not to be seduced by overly tidy stories ... View more info

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Acts of Meaning

By: Bruner, Jerome

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR: 4/24/2012

Seller ID: 9780674003613

ISBN: 0674003616

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Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as "information processor; " has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations imposed by a computational model of mind can we grasp the special interaction through which mind both constitutes and is constituted by culture. View more info