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Semantics and Cognition

Ray Jackendoff, Ray S. Jackendoff - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1983 - 283 pages
This book emphasizes the role of semantics as a bridge between the theory of language and the theories of other cognitive capacities such as visual perception and motor control ...
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The Conscious Mind: In Search of a Fundamental Theory

David J. Chalmers - Medical - 1997 - 414 pages
Writing in a rigorous, thought-provoking style, the author takes us on a far-reaching tour through the philosophical ramifications of consciousness, offering provocative ...
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Emergence: From Chaos to Order

John Henry Holland - Computers - 1999 - 258 pages
Interprets the author's cutting-edge theory of emergent models that can predict many complex behaviors in both the arts and sciences and explains why in creative activities ...
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Narrating the Organization: Dramas of Institutional Identity

Barbara Czarniawska - Business & Economics - 1997 - 233 pages
The most common social phenomenon of Western societies is the organization, yet those involved in real-world managing are not always willing to reveal the intricacies of their ...
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Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software

Steven Johnson - Computers - 2002 - 288 pages
In the groundbreaking tradition of "Complexity" and "The Society of Mind, " visionary guru Johnson makes sense of the cutting-edge theory of emergence and demonstrates its ...
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Shadows of the Mind: A Search for the Missing Science of Consciousness

Roger Penrose - Computers - 1994 - 457 pages
Presenting a look at the human mind's capacity while criticizing artificial intelligence, the author makes suggestions about classical and quantum physics and the role of ...
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Beyond rational management: mastering the paradoxes and competing demands of ...

Robert E. Quinn - Business & Economics - 1988 - 199 pages
Draws together extensive research on leadership, change, and organizational performance to help leaders make sense of the complexities and contradictions of organizational life ...
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Developmental Health and the Wealth of Nations: Social, Biological, and ...

Daniel P. Keating, Clyde Hertzman - Psychology - 1999 - 406 pages
Probing the effects of the social environment upon human development, this volume asks how we can best support the health and well-being of infants and children in an era of ...
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Writing and the Writer

Frank Smith - Education - 1994 - 287 pages
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