skip to content
Maps of meaning : the architecture of belief Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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
Responsibility: Jordan B. Peterson.


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The book reflects its author's profound moral sense and vast erudition in areas ranging from clinical psychology to scripture and a good deal of personal soul-searching and experience...with Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Maps of meaning : the architecture of belief
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "750558767" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <> ; # New York
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "op." ;
   schema:creator <> ; # Jordan B. Peterson
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Maps of meaning : the architecture of belief" ;
   schema:productID "750558767" ;
   schema:publication <> ;
   schema:publisher <> ; # Routledge
   schema:workExample <> ;
   wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;

<> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;

<> # Jordan B. Peterson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Peterson" ;
   schema:givenName "Jordan B." ;
   schema:name "Jordan B. Peterson" ;

    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0415922216" ;
   schema:isbn "9780415922210" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.