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Maps of meaning : the architecture of belief

Author: Jordan B Peterson
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, cop. 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peterson argues that there is an empirical connection between what technologically sophisticated neuroscience tells us about the brain and behaviour, and what ritual, myths and religious stories have  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan B Peterson
ISBN: 0415922216 9780415922210
OCLC Number: 750558767
Notes: Bibliogr. s. 503-512. Indeks.
Description: XXVII, 541 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: Descensus ad Inferos1. Maps of Experience: Object and Meaning2. Maps of Meaning: Three Levels of AnalysisNormal and Revolutionary Life: Two Prosaic StoriesNeuropsychological Function: The Nature of the MindMythological Representation:The Constitutent Elements of Experience3. Apprenticeship and Enculturation: Adoption of a Shared Map4. The Appearance of Anomaly: Challenge to the Shared MapIntroduction: The Paradigmatic Structure of the KnownParticular Forms of AnomalyThe Rise of Self-Reference, and the Permanent Contamination of Anomaly with Death5. The Hostile Brothers: Archetypes of Response to the UnknownIntroduction: The Hero and the AdversaryThe Adversary: Emergence, Development and RepresentationHeroic Adaptation: Voluntary Reconstruction of the Map of MeaningConclusion: The Divinity of Interest
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