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Storytelling and the Sciences of Mind

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ISBN-10: 0262019183

ISBN-13: 9780262019187

Edition: 2013

Authors: David Herman

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With Storytelling and the Science of Mind, David Herman proposes across-fertilization between the study of narrative and research on intelligent behavior. Thiscross-fertilization goes beyond the simple importing of ideas from the sciences of mind intoscholarship on narrative and instead aims for convergence between work in narrative studies andresearch in the cognitive sciences. The book as a whole centers on two questions: How do people makesense of stories? And: How do people use stories to make sense of the world? Examining narrativesfrom different periods and across multiple media and genres, Herman shows how traditions ofnarrative research can help shape ways of formulating and…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 7/12/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Intentionality and Narrative Worldmaking
Grounding Stories in Reasons for Action
CAPA: Beyond the Narrative Communication Diagram
Situating Persons (and Their Reasons) in Storyworlds
Worlding the Story: Narrative as a Target of Interpretation
Building Storyworlds across Media and Genres
Oscillatory Optics in Narrative Interpretation: Worlding/Unworlding the Story
Perspective Taking in Narrative Worlds
Characters, Categorization, and the Concept of Person
Scenes of Talk in Storyworlds
Storying the World: Narrative as a Means for Sense Making
Narrative as an Instrument of Mind
Stories of Transformation as Frameworks for Intelligent Activity
Narrative Embedding and Distributed Intelligence
Narrative, Space, and Place
Storied Minds (or Persons and Reasons Revisited): Narrative Scaffolding for Folk Psychology
Coda: Narrative and Mind: Toward a Transdisciplinary Approach
Notes
References
Index