Culture in Mind: Cognition, Culture, and the Problem of Meaning

Synopsis

Culture in Mind is an ethnographic portrait of the human mind. Using case studies from both western and nonwestern societies. Shore argues that "cultural models" are necessary to the functioning of the human mind. Drawing on recent developments in cognitive science as well as anthropology, Culture in Mind explores the cognitive world of culture in the ongoing production of meaning in everyday thinking and feeling.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Jerome Bruner
  • Wallace Stevens
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1996