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Kronenfeld, David B.

A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology

Kronenfeld, David B. - A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology, ebook

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A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars.
  • Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences
  •   Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on
  • Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology
  • Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios
  • Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in the field

Keywords: cognition, culture, kinship, gender, language, theory, methods, evolution

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
616 pages
Categories
Geography, Travel
 
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Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444394924
Printed ISBN
9781405187787

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