Nisbett, Richard E.

The geography of thought how Asians and Westerners think differently... and why Richard E. Nisbett. - London Nicholas Brealey 2009 - xxiii, 263 pages illustrations 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The syllogism and the Tao -- The social origins of mind --
Living together vs. going it alone -- "Eyes in back of
your head" or "Keep your eye on the ball"? -- "The bad
seed" or "The other boys made him do it"? -- Is the world
made up of nouns or verbs? -- "Ce n'est pas logique" or
"You've got a point there"? -- And if the nature of
thought is not everywhere the same? -- The end of
psychology or the clash of mentalities?

The syllogism and the Tao -- The social origins of mind --
Living together vs. going it alone -- "Eyes in back of
your head" or "Keep your eye on the ball"? -- "The bad
seed" or "The other boys made him do it"? -- Is the world
made up of nouns or verbs? -- "Ce n'est pas logique" or
"You've got a point there"? -- And if the nature of
thought is not everywhere the same? -- The end of
psychology or the clash of mentalities?

9781857883534


Thought and thinking--Cross-cultural studies
Philosophy, Comparative
Philosophy--Cross-cultural studies