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The geography of thought how Asians and Westerners think differently... and why Richard E. Nisbett.

By: Nisbett, Richard E [author]
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Nicholas Brealey 2009Description: xxiii, 263 pages illustrations 24 cm ISBN: 9781857883534 Subject(s): Thought and thinking -- Cross-cultural studies | Philosophy, Comparative | Philosophy -- Cross-cultural studies
Contents:
Abstract: 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?
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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?

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