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Author Nisbett, Richard E.

Title The geography of thought : how Asians and westerners think differently-- and why / Richard E. Nisbett.

Publication Info. New York : Free Press, [2003]
©2003
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  153.4 NIS    MISSING
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Description xxiii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-252) and index.
Contents Philosophy, science, and society in ancient Greece and China -- The social origins of mind : economics, social practices, and thought -- Living together vs. going it alone : social life and sense of self in the modern East and West -- Envisioning the world -- Causal attribution and causal modeling East and West -- Categories and rules vs. relationships and similarities -- Logic and the law of noncontradiction vs. dialectics and the middle way -- And if the nature of thought is not everywhere the same? : implications for psychology, philosophy, education, and everyday life -- The end of psychology or the clash of mentalities? : the longevity of differences.
Subject Cognition and culture.
East and West.
Added Title How Asians and westerners think differently-- and why
ISBN 0743216466
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