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Metaphors of mind : [electronic resource] conceptions of the nature of intelligence / Robert J. Sternberg.

By: Sternberg, Robert J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990Description: xvi, 344 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521355796; 9780521355797; 0521386330 (pbk); 9780521386333 (pbk).Subject(s): Intellect | Psychology -- Philosophy | Metaphor | Inteligencia | Processos cognitivos | Man Intelligence Theories | Intelligence | Métaphore | Psychologie -- Philosophie | Intelligentie | Metaforen | Intelligence | Psychological Theory | Intelligenz | Intelligenzforschung | Einführung | Intellekt | KonzeptionDDC classification: 153.9 Other classification: 77.32 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Metaphors as foundations for theories of intelligence -- Definitions of Intelligence: -- Historical views of intelligence -- Contemporary views of intelligence -- Seminal views of Galton and Binet -- Theories of Intelligence Looking Inward: -- Geographic metaphor -- Computational metaphor -- Biological metaphor -- Epistemological metaphor -- Theories of Intelligence Looking Outward: -- Anthropological metaphor -- Sociological metaphor -- Theories of Intelligence Looking Inward and Outward: -- Systems metaphor -- Implications of the metaphorical approach.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-332) and indexes.

Preface -- List of tables -- Part I. Introduction: 1. Metaphors as foundations for theories of intelligence -- Part II. Definitions of Intelligence: -- 2. Historical views of intelligence -- 3. Contemporary views of intelligence -- 4. The Seminal views of Galton and Binet -- Part III. Theories of Intelligence Looking Inward: -- 5. The Geographic metaphor -- 6. The Computational metaphor -- 7. The Biological metaphor -- 8. The Epistemological metaphor -- Part IV. Theories of Intelligence Looking Outward: -- 9 The Anthropological metaphor -- 10. The Sociological metaphor -- Part V. Theories of Intelligence Looking Inward and Outward: -- 11. The Systems metaphor -- 12. Implications of the metaphorical approach.

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