The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination

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Yale University Press, Sep 10, 1979 - Psychology - 268 pages
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This book features the chapters - The Mind as an Instrument for Understanding; The Evolution and Power of Symbolic Language; Knowledge as Algorithm and as Metaphor; The Laws of Nature and the Nature of Laws; Error, Progress, and the Concept of Time; and Law and Individual Responsibility.

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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

A series of lectures that provide a fine introduction to the ideas of this remarkable thinker and philosopher. You can find them in fully developed form in The Common Sense of Science, Science and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Neil White - Goodreads

Even though this is an older work, published in 1978, it is very insightful in linking the process of seeing, predicting and imagination with language. It was not overly technical and I didn't have ... Read full review

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