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Description - Culture in Mind by Karen A. Cerulo

What is thought and how does one come to study and understand it? How does the mind work? Does cognitive science explain all the mysteries of the brain? This collection of fourteen original essays from some of the top sociologists in the country, including Eviatar Zerubavel, Diane Vaughan, Paul Dimaggio and Gary Alan Fine, among others, opens a dialogue between cognitive science and cultural sociology, encouraging a new network of scientific collaboration and stimulating new lines of social scientific research. Rather than considering thought as just an individual act, Culture in Mind considers it in a social and cultural context. Provocatively, this suggests that our thoughts do not function in a vacuum: our minds are not alone. Covering such diverse topics as the nature of evil, the process of storytelling, defining mental illness, and the conceptualizing of the premature baby, these essays offer fresh insights into the functioning of the mind. Leaving the MRI behind, Culture in Mind will uncover the mysteries of how we think. Karen A. Cerulo, Eviatar Zerubavel, Diane Vaughan, Wendy Nelson Espeland, Nicole Isaacson, Harrison C. White, Robert Wuthnow, David Altheide, William Gamson, Barry Schwartz, MiKyoung Park, Gary Alan F

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415929448
ISBN-10: 041592944X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 318
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Karen A. Cerulo

Karen A. Cerulo is Associate Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University where she specializes in culture and cognition research. She is the author of Deciphering Violence: The Cognitive Structure of Right and Wrong (Routledge, 1998).

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