The Resource The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why, Richard E. Nisbett

The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why, Richard E. Nisbett

Label
The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why
Title
The geography of thought
Title remainder
how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why
Statement of responsibility
Richard E. Nisbett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A professor of psychology examines the divergent ways in which eastern and western cultures view the world, offering suggestions about how today's interdependent global cultures may be bridged
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nisbett, Richard E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.N565 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2003 J-050
  • BF 311
NLM item number
N724g 2003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognition and culture
  • East and West
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Mental Processes
  • Psychology, Comparative
  • Western World
  • Civilisation occidentale
  • Civilisation orientale
  • Culturele aspecten
  • Denken
  • Différence culturelle
  • Pensée
  • Processus cognitif
  • Psychologie culturelle
  • Cognition et culture
  • Facteurs culturels
  • Pluralisme culturel
  • Psychologie
  • Cognition and culture
  • East and West
  • Denken
  • Culturele aspecten
  • Civilisation occidentale
  • Civilisation orientale
  • Différence culturelle
  • Pensée
  • Processus cognitif
  • Psychologie culturelle
  • Denken
  • Völkerpsychologie
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Orient et Occident
Label
The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why, Richard E. Nisbett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The syllogism and the Tao : philosophy, science, and society in ancient Greece and China -- 2. The social origins of mind : economics, social practices, and thought -- 3. Living together vs. going it alone : social life and sense of self in the modern East and West -- 4. "Eyes in back of your head" or "Keep your eye on the ball"? : envisioning the world -- 5. "The bad seed" or "The other boys made him do it"? : causal attribution and causal modeling East and West -- 6. Is the world made up of nouns or verbs? : categories and rules vs. relationships and similarities -- 7. "Ce n'est pas logique" or "You've got a point there"? : logic and the law of noncontradiction vs. dialectic and the middle way -- 8. And if the nature of thought is not everywhere the same? : implications for psychology, philosophy, education, and everyday life -- Epilogue. The end of psychology or the clash of mentalities? : the longevity of differences
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780743216463
Lccn
2002032178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50479308
  • (OCoLC)ocm50479308
Label
The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why, Richard E. Nisbett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The syllogism and the Tao : philosophy, science, and society in ancient Greece and China -- 2. The social origins of mind : economics, social practices, and thought -- 3. Living together vs. going it alone : social life and sense of self in the modern East and West -- 4. "Eyes in back of your head" or "Keep your eye on the ball"? : envisioning the world -- 5. "The bad seed" or "The other boys made him do it"? : causal attribution and causal modeling East and West -- 6. Is the world made up of nouns or verbs? : categories and rules vs. relationships and similarities -- 7. "Ce n'est pas logique" or "You've got a point there"? : logic and the law of noncontradiction vs. dialectic and the middle way -- 8. And if the nature of thought is not everywhere the same? : implications for psychology, philosophy, education, and everyday life -- Epilogue. The end of psychology or the clash of mentalities? : the longevity of differences
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 263 pages
Isbn
9780743216463
Lccn
2002032178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)50479308
  • (OCoLC)ocm50479308

Library Locations

  • African Studies LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Alumni Medical LibraryBorrow it
    72 East Concord Street, Boston, MA, 02118, US
    42.336388 -71.072393
  • Astronomy LibraryBorrow it
    725 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350259 -71.105717
  • Fineman and Pappas Law LibrariesBorrow it
    765 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350979 -71.107023
  • Frederick S. Pardee Management LibraryBorrow it
    595 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349626 -71.099547
  • Howard Gotlieb Archival Research CenterBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 5th Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Mugar Memorial LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Music LibraryBorrow it
    771 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350723 -71.108227
  • Pikering Educational Resources LibraryBorrow it
    2 Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.349804 -71.101425
  • School of Theology LibraryBorrow it
    745 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.350494 -71.107235
  • Science & Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    38 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA, 02215, US
    42.348472 -71.102257
  • Stone Science LibraryBorrow it
    675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02445, US
    42.350103 -71.103784
Processing Feedback ...