A Study of Thinking (Social Science Classics)

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A Study of Thinking is a pioneering account of how human beings achieve a measure of rationality in spite of the constraints imposed by bias, limited attention and memory, and the risks of error imposed by pressures of time and ignorance. First published in 1956 and hailed at its appearance as a groundbreaking study, it is still read three decades later as a major contribution to our understanding of the mind. In their insightful new introduction, the authors relate the book to the cognitive revolution and its handmaiden, artificial intelligence.

The central theme of the work is that the scientific study of human thinking must concentrate upon meaning and its achievement rather than upon the behaviorists' stimuli and responses and the presumed connections between them. The book's point of departure is how human beings group the world of particulars into ordered classes and categories-concepts-in order to impose a coherent and manageable order upon that world. But rather than relying principally on philosophical speculation to make its point, A Study of Thinking reports dozens of experiments to elucidate the strategies that people use in penetrating to the deep structure of the information they encounter.

This seminal study was a major event in the cognitive revolution of the 1950s. Reviewing it at the time, J. Robert Oppenheimer said it "has in many ways the flavor of conviction which makes it point to the future."

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Jerome Bruner is George Herbert Mead University Professor at the New School for Social Research. A distinguished educator who has worked extensively in the fields of developmental and cognitive psychology, his many publications include In Search of Mind; On Knowing; and Beyond the Information Given.



Jacqueline Jarrett Goodnow is professor of behavioral sciences at Macquarie University in Australia.



George Austin did not live to see the book completed but collaborated in the research it reports.



Jerome Bruner is George Herbert Mead University Professor at the New School for Social Research. A distinguished educator who has worked extensively in the fields of developmental and cognitive psychology, his many publications include In Search of Mind; On Knowing; and Beyond the Information Given.



Jacqueline Jarrett Goodnow is professor of behavioral sciences at Macquarie University in Australia.

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Descrizione libro Taylor Francis Inc, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2nd Revised edition. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A Study of Thinking is a pioneering account of how human beings achieve a measure of rationality in spite of the constraints imposed by bias, limited attention and memory, and the risks of error imposed by pressures of time and ignorance. First published in 1956 and hailed at its appearance as a groundbreaking study, it is still read three decades later as a major contribution to our understanding of the mind. In their insightful new introduction, the authors relate the book to the cognitive revolution and its handmaiden, artificial intelligence. The central theme of the work is that the scientific study of human thinking must concentrate upon meaning and its achievement rather than upon the behaviorists stimuli and responses and the presumed connections between them. The book s point of departure is how human beings group the world of particulars into ordered classes and categories-concepts-in order to impose a coherent and manageable order upon that world. But rather than relying principally on philosophical speculation to make its point, A Study of Thinking reports dozens of experiments to elucidate the strategies that people use in penetrating to the deep structure of the information they encounter. This seminal study was a major event in the cognitive revolution of the 1950s. Reviewing it at the time, J. Robert Oppenheimer said it has in many ways the flavor of conviction which makes it point to the future. Codice libro della libreria AAV9780887386565

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