The mind's new science: a history of the cognitive revolution

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Basic Books, Oct 9, 1985 - Computers - 423 pages
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The first full-scale introduction to and history of cognitive science. An interdisciplinary study of the nature of knowledge by the noted cognitive scientist and author of Frames of Mind.

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Although now (in its 1987 edition) a quarter of a century old, this book remains valuable not so much for its argument in favour of the development of the then relatively new discipline of cognitive ... Read full review

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Very dry. You have to be pretty interested in cognitive science and its historical antecedents; nevertheless, thorough and engaging in that context. Read full review

Contents

What the Meno Wrought
3
Laying the Foundation for Cognitive Science
10
The First Decades
28
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Howard Gardner is Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Harvard University; Adjunct Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine; and Codirector of Harvard Project Zero. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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