Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Urban
Size: 303 pages
Genre: Business & Finance, Marketing & Sales, Nonfiction, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences
Size: 131 pages
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This book investigates the nature of aesthetic experience and aesthetic objects. Written by leading philosophers, psychologists, literary scholars and semioticians, the book addresses two intertwined issues. The first is related to the phenomenology of aesthetic experience: The understanding of how human beings respond to artworks, how we process linguistic or visual information, and what properties in artworks trigger aesthetic experiences. The examination of the properties of aesthetic experience reveals essential aspects of our perceptual, cognitive, and semiotic capacities. The second issue studied in this volume is related to the ontology of the work of art: Written or visual artworks are a specific type of objects, containing particular kinds of representation which elicit a par...
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences
Size: 264 pages
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Genre: History, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Professional & Technical, Technology & Engineering, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences, History & Philosophy
Size: 230 pages
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This book offers a provocative account of interdisciplinary research across the neurosciences, social sciences and humanities. Setting itself against standard accounts of interdisciplinary 'integration,' and rooting itself in the authors' own experiences, the book establishes a radical agenda for collaboration across these disciplines. Rethinking Interdisciplinarity does not merely advocate interdisciplinary research, but attends to the hitherto tacit pragmatics, affects, power dynamics, and spatial logics in which that research is enfolded. Understanding the complex relationships between brains, minds, and environments requires a delicate, playful and genuinely experimental interdisciplinarity, and this book shows us how it can be done. This book is open access under a CC-BY license and f...
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Social Sciences, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences
Size: 160 pages
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This open access book investigates the inter-relationship between the mind and a potential opportunity to explore the psychology of entrepreneurship. Building on recent research, this book offers a broad scope investigation of the different aspects of what goes on in the mind of the (potential) entrepreneur as he or she considers the pursuit of a potential opportunity, the creation of a new organization, and/or the selection of an entrepreneurial career. This book focuses on individuals as the level of analysis and explores the impact of the organization and the environment only inasmuch as they impact the individual’s cognitions. Readers will learn why some individuals and managers are able to able to identify and successfully act upon opportunities in uncertain environments while oth...
Genre: Business & Finance, Industries & Professions, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Nonfiction, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Science & Maths, Behavioural Sciences
Size: 281 pages
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