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Poetics Today (2014) 35 (3): 486–489.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Eyal Segal Zunshine Lisa , Getting inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about Popular Culture . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2012 . xiii + 217 pp . © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Deborah...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (1-2): 233–253.
Published: 01 June 2013
... : Penguin ). Barsalou Lawrence W. 1999 “ Perceptual Symbol Systems ,” Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 : 577 – 660 . Bolens Guillemette 2008 Le style des gestes: Corporéité et kinésie dans le récit littéraire ( Lausanne, Switzerland : éditions BHMS ). Caracciolo Marco...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Tony Jackson Cognitive science and evolutionary psychology show great potential as explanatory paradigms for a wide array of cultural products and activities,including literature. In some scholars' minds these two fields are emerging as the cornerstones of a major “new interdisciplinarity” that may...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (2): 237–295.
Published: 01 June 2003
... to assess the skepticism that is routinely directed toward those who use cognitive science to interpret literature. More precisely, I argue that the originary function of the symbolic sign is the deferral of lower-level indexical reference strategies. This originary anthropological function is most clearly...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). New Books at a Glance 553 Alan Richardson, British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind. Cambridge Studies in Romanticism, No. 47. Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (1): 161–179.
Published: 01 March 2002
...: University of Missouri Press). Damasio, Antonio 1994 Descartes'Error (New York: G. P. Putnam). Deacon, Terrence 1997 The Symbolic Species:The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain (New York: W. W. Norton). Jackson, Tony E. 2000 “Questioning Interdisciplinarity: Cognitive Science...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (3): 403–460.
Published: 01 September 2011
... to understand literary and cultural texts both in their own right and in the context of other... systems; to develop advanced theories of literature, communication, and culture, and advanced methods of research; and to integrate the study of literature within the evolving larger field of the human sciences...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 519–541.
Published: 01 September 2019
... science compassion References Ammons Elizabeth . 2010 . Brave New Words: How Literature Will Save the Planet . Iowa City : University of Iowa Press . Aquino Karl Reed Americus II 2002 . “ The Self-Importance of Moral Identity .” Journal of Personality and Social...
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Poetics Today (2024) 45 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2024
... of these experiences renders them inaccessible to objective science, which seeks to avoid subjectivity. However, this fallacious argument confuses an ontological and an epistemic sense of the distinction between subjectivity and objectivity. The subjectivity of “thinking, feeling, and wondering” describes the mode...
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Poetics Today (2015) 36 (1-2): 130–133.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Eyal Segal Herman David , Storytelling and the Sciences of the Mind . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2013 . xiv + 428 pp. © 2015 by Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics 2015 New Books at a Glance Neil Fraistat and Julia Flanders, eds., A Cambridge Companion to Textual...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (2): 293–318.
Published: 01 June 2000
... “narrativist turn.” It attempts to present a genealogy of the different ways in which disciplines in the human sciences have formulated and employed narrative and narrative theory,particularly in those fields that make truth claims: history or political science, for example. Why have political scientists now...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (4): 752–754.
Published: 01 December 2019
... University DOI 10.1215/03335372-7739183 Beth Lau, ed., Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind. London: Routledge, 2018. viii1 237 pp. Jane Austen is a writer favored by cognitive literary scholars for her fine- grained observation and nuanced representation of the emotional and cog- nitive workings...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (3): 327–360.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Francisco Ortega; Fernando Vidal Since the 1990s, several disciplines, from neuroanthropology to neurotheology, have emerged at the interface between neuroscience and the social and human sciences. These “neurodisciplines” share basic assumptions about the brain/mind relationship, a preference...
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Poetics Today (2019) 40 (3): 429–451.
Published: 01 September 2019
... . Gerrig Richard J. Mumper Micah L. . 2017 . “ How Readers’ Lives Affect Narrative Experiences .” In Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition , edited by Burke Michael Troscianko Emily T. , 239 – 58 . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Goldstein...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (4): 693–710.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Bryan Walpert In the context of growing interest in the use of science in contemporary poetry, this essay offers a close reading of Joan Retallack's poem “AID/I/SAPPEARANCE” (1998a) as an extended case study of one use of science: the subversion of scientific language. Retallack uses two connected...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (4): 717–752.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Margaret H. Freeman This paper argues that the cognitive sciences need to incorporate aesthetic study of the arts into their methodologies to fully understand the nature of human cognitive processes, because the arts reflect insights into human experience that are unobtainable by the methodologies...
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Poetics Today (2011) 32 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Jane F. Thrailkill Drawing on cognitive science, literary critics such as Mark Turner have affirmed that for human beings thinking is crucially bound up with narrative. This essay examines how Ian McEwan in his novel Saturday (2005) adds a specifically affective element to the human engagement...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (4): 475–501.
Published: 01 December 2020
... invocation and deferral of the body, with particular attention to the eyes, which for Richards stand at the beginning and outside of the literary experience. The author argues that this deferral exists in Richards’s work and persists into embodied cognitive science’s research into eye movement in reading...
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Poetics Today (2018) 39 (4): 651–678.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Jeanne M. Britton Characters in Jane Austen’s Emma (1816) frequently, eagerly, and usually mistakenly impute thoughts to others. This essay explores cognitive science’s claims about thought-attribution—people guessing other people’s thoughts—in order to reinvigorate long-standing formal concerns...
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Poetics Today (2020) 41 (2): 281–299.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Casey Schoenberger The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in China and the West saw a wave of skeptical approaches to metaphysics, ethics, and the physical sciences, including a related interest in “playing devil’s advocate” for seemingly weak propositions. This article analyzes two works...