Words and Images
An Essay on the Origin of Ideas
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $34.95|
| Book Description: |
For centuries philosophers have attempted to derive concepts from perceptual representations but have failed to explain how the mind generates the building blocks of thought. Gauker addresses this problem in a new account of imagistic cognition. He shows that much of cognition occurs by means of mental imagery, without the help of concepts.