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Surely since the Enlightenment, if not before, the study of mind has centered principally on how man achieves a "true" knowledge of the world. Emphasis in this pursuit has varied, of course: empiricists have concentrated on the mind's interplay with an external world of nature, hoping to find the key in the association of sensations and ideas, while(More)
Structural (or network) analysis has mystified many social scientists. Some have rejected it as mere methodology, which lacks due regard for substantive issues. Some have fled from its unusual terms and techniques, not having played with blocks and graphs since grammar school. Some have dismissed one portion for the whole, saying, for example, that their(More)
I reflect here on the historical junctures where anthropology and psychology cross paths, creating foundations for a general cultural psychology in the present. 1 I am particularly attuned to those points of intersection that inform understanding of mind in culture and culture in mind. I focus on institutions as means for canonizing the ordinary, on(More)
(1991). Harpoons and long sticks: The interaction of theory and similarity in rule induction. Discovering rules from large collections of examples: A case study. Learning by being told and learning from examples: An experimental comparison of the two methods of knowledge acquisition in the context of developing an expert system for soybean disease(More)
The Awards for Distinguished Scientific Contributions are presented bv the Association at the annual convention. The awar dees for 1996. along with those for the preceding years since the establishment of the custom are as follows: Award citations, biographies, and selected bibliographies for Goy and Taylor appeared in the April 1997 issue of the American(More)