Jerome Bruner: Language, Culture and Self by David Bakhurst,Stuart G Shanker

By David Bakhurst,Stuart G Shanker

Jerome Bruner is among the grand figures of psychology. From his function as a founding father of the cognitive revolution within the Nineteen Fifties to his contemporary advocacy of cultural psychology, Bruner's impact has been dramatic and far-reaching. Such is the breadth of his imaginative and prescient that Bruner's paintings has encouraged thinkers in lots of of the foremost components of psychology and has had a strong influence on adjoining disciplines. His writings on language acquisition, tradition and schooling are of profound and enduring significance. concentrating on the dominant topics of language, tradition and self, this quantity offers a finished exploration of Bruner's fertile principles and a thought of appraisal of his legacy.

With a amazing checklist of members together with Jerome Bruner himself, the result's an exceptional quantity of curiosity to scholars and students in psychology, philosophy, cognitive technological know-how, anthropology, linguistics, and education.

Among the participants are Judy Dunn, Howard Gardner, Clifford Geertz, Rom Harré, David Olson, Edward Reed, Talbot Taylor, Michael Tomasello, and John Shotter. the quantity is framed via a piece of writing advent that considers the distinctively philosophical dimensions of Bruner's notion, and a last bankruptcy via Bruner himself within which he re-examines renowned topics in his paintings in gentle of concerns raised through the members.

The quantity may be worthwhile to scholars and researchers within the fields of psychology, cognitive technology, schooling, and the philosophy of mind.

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