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Echo Objects The Cognitive Work of Images

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ISBN-10: 0226770524

ISBN-13: 9780226770529

Edition: 2007

Authors: Barbara Maria Stafford

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Stafford is at the forefront of a growing movement that calls for the humanities to confront the brain's material realities. In 'Echo Objects' she argues that the humanities should sieze upon the exciting neuroscientific discoveries that are illuminating the underpinnings of cultural objects.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 8.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

Ralph LaRossa is professor of sociology at Georgia State University and the author of several books, including The Modernization of Fatherhood: A Social and Political History.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Form as Figuring It Out: Toward a Cognitive History of Images
Compressive Compositions: Emblem, Symbol, Symbiogenesis
Mimesis Again! Inferring from Appearances
Primal Visions: The Geography of Interiority
How Patterns Meet: From Representation to Mental Representation
Impossible Will? Unconscious Organization, Conscious Focus
Coda: Reverberations
Notes
Index