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Actual Minds, Possible Worlds

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$30.50 • £26.95 • €27.95

ISBN 9780674003668

Publication Date: 10/15/1987


222 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

The Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures


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  • Preface
  • I. Two Natural Kinds
    • 1. Approaching the Literary
    • 2. Two Modes of Thought
    • 3. Possible Castles
  • II. Language and Reality
    • 4. The Transactional Self
    • 5. The Inspiration of Vygotsky
    • 6. Psychological Reality
    • 7. Nelson Goodman’s Worlds
    • 8. Thought and Emotion
  • III. Acting in Constructed Worlds
    • 9. The Language of Education
    • 10. Developmental Theory as Culture
  • Afterword
  • Appendix: A Reader’s Retelling of “Clay” by James Joyce
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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