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    Book reviews (review)
    with Justin Leiber, W. J. Talbott, Anthony Dardis, Dale Jamieson, Douglas Dempster, John Snapper, Denise Dellarosa Cummins, Michael Wheeler, Donald Levy, Lindley Darden, and Alastair Tait
    Philosophical Psychology 8 (4): 389-431. 1995.
    Speaking: from Intention to Articulation Willem J. M. Levelt, 1989 (1993 paperback) Cambridge, MA: MIT Press ISBN: 0–262–12137–9(hb), 0–262–62089–8(pb)Rules for Reasoning Richard E. Nisbett (Ed.), 1993 Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates ISBN: 0–8058–1256–3(hb), 0–8085–1257–1 (pb)Readings in Philosophy and Cognitive Science Alvin I. Goldman, 1993 Cambridge, MA, MIT Press ISBN: 0–262–07153–3(hb), 0–262–57100–5(pb)Language Comprehension in Ape and Child, Monographs of the Society for Resear…Read more
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    The Gestalt psychologist Kurt Lewin called for a “psychological ecology” that would bring to light the social structures serving as the context for individual action and choice in everyday life. He envisioned social and physical environmental structures affecting the individual at a “boundary” within psychological experience (“the life space”). But how are we to conceptualize the manner in which such environmental structures influence individual experience and action? After all, the “nonpsycholo…Read more
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    The Gestalt psychologist Kurt Lewin called for a “psychological ecology” that would bring to light the social structures serving as the context for individual action and choice in everyday life. He envisioned social and physical environmental structures affecting the individual at a “boundary” within psychological experience. But how are we to conceptualize the manner in which such environmental structures influence individual experience and action? After all, the “nonpsychological” and the psyc…Read more
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    In this book Harry Heft examines the historical and theoretical foundations of James J. Gibson's ecological psychology in 20th century thought, and in turn, integrates ecological psychology and analyses of sociocultural processes. A thesis of the book is that knowing is rooted in the direct experience of meaningful environmental objects and events present in individual-environment processes and at the level of collective, social settings. Ecological Psychology in Context: *traces the primary lin…Read more
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    The Eternal Cycle Continued
    New Vico Studies 15 83-86. 1997.
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    The Eternal Cycle Continued
    New Vico Studies 15 83-86. 1997.
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    What Heil is missing in Gibson: A reply
    Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 10 (3). 1980.
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    Incommensurability and the "omission" in Gibson's theory: A second reply to Heil
    Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 12 (3). 1982.
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    In his ecological approach to perception, James Gibson introduced the concept of affordance to refer to the perceived meaning of environmental objects and events. this paper examines the relational and causal character of affordances, as well as the grounds for extending affordances beyond environmental features with transcultural meaning to include those features with culturally-specific meaning. such an extension is seen as warranted once affordances are grounded in an intentional analysis of …Read more