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Acts of Meaning

Four Lectures on Mind and Culture

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$25.50 • £18.95 • €23.00

ISBN 9780674003613

Publication: January 1993

Academic Trade

208 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

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Jerome Bruner argues that the cognitive revolution, with its current fixation on mind as “information processor,” has led psychology away from the deeper objective of understanding mind as a creator of meanings. Only by breaking out of the limitations imposed by a computational model of mind can we grasp the special interaction through which mind both constitutes and is constituted by culture.