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Mark Turner makes the revolutionary claim that the basic issue for cognitive science is the nature of literary thinking. Using tools of modern linguistics, the recent work of neuroscientists, and literary masterpieces from Shakespeare, Homer, and Dante, Turner explains how story and projection are fundamental to everyday thought.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195126679
ISBN-10: 019512667X
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 26-Nov-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Turner

Mark Turner is Professor of English and an affiliate of the Center for Neural and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Maryland. He has been a fellow of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 1996-97, he is a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.

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