Conference theme
Imagination and the Adapted Mind
Conference program

1. Related writings
by conference participants
 (compiled by Francis Steen, 7 August 1999)

Abbott, Porter. Beckett痴 Lawlessness: Evolutionary Psychology and Genre. Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui, forthcoming. Abstract.

末末. Narrative and the Evolution of Intelligence. Talk, April 1998. Abstract.

Boyer, Pascal. The Naturalness of Religious Ideas: A Cognitive Theory of Religion. Berkeley, CA: U California P, 1994. Abstract.

Dissanayake, Ellen. Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Comes From and Why. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1992.

末末. Komar and Melamid discover Pleistocene taste. Philosophy and Literature 22, 2 (1998): 486-496.

Fauconnier, Gilles and Mark Turner. Conceptual Integration Networks. Cognitive Science 22. 2 (1998): 133-187. Abstract.

Hernadi, Paul. Cultural Transactions: Nature, Self, Society. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1995. Abstract.

Hernadi, Paul and Francis Steen. The Tropical Landscapes of Proverbia: A Crossdisciplinary Travelogue. Style 33. 1 (Spring 1999): 1-20. Full text.

Hogan, Patrick Colm. Toward a cognitive science of poetics: Anandavardhana, Abhinavagupta, and the theory of literature. College Literature 23. 1 (Feb, 1996): 164-79. Full text.

末末. The Possibility of Aesthetics. British Journal of Aesthetics 34. 4 (Oct, 1994): 337-50. Full text.

Leslie, Alan M. Pretense and representation: The origins of "theory of mind." Psychological Review 94, 4 (Oct 1987): 412-426. Abstract.

Pinker, Steven. How the Mind Works. New York, NY: Norton, 1997. Abstract. Matt Ridley's NYT review. Pinker's home page with reviews (external).

Rosch, Eleanor. The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience (with Varela and Thompson). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991. Abstract.

Schwab, Gabriele. The Mirror and the Killer-Queen: Otherness in Literary Language. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996

末末. Subjects without Selves: Transitional Texts in Modern Fiction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994

Spolsky, Ellen. Gaps in Nature: Literary Interpretation and the Modular Mind. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1993. Abstract.

States, Bert O. Seeing in the Dark: Reflections on Dreams and Dreaming. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1997. Introduction and abstract with reviews.

Steen, Francis. "The Time of Unrememberable Being": Wordsworth's Autobiography of the Imagination. A/B Autobiography Studies 13. 1 (Spring 1998): 7-38. Abstract.

Sweetser, Eve (ed.). Spaces, Worlds, and Grammar (with Gilles Fauconnier). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. Abstract.

Tooby, John, and Leda Cosmides. Evolutionary Psychology: A Primer. 1997. Full text.

末末. The psychological foundations of culture. The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture. Eds. Barkow, Cosmides and Tooby. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1992. 19-136. Abstract.

Turner, Frederick. Virtual Reality Makes Everyone Principals. Forbes ASAP: The Big Issue, 2 December 1996. Full text (external).

Turner, Mark The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Reviews and excerpts (external).

Zunshine, Lisa. Rhetoric, Cognition, and Ideology in A.L. Barbauld痴 1781 Hymns in Prose for Children. Forthcoming. Abstract.


See also CogWeb's annotated bibliography.

2. Relevant web sites

Culture and Cognition

Cognitive Neuroscience (see also the neurophysiology links in CogWeb's bibliography) Evolutionary Psychology

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Conference theme
Imagination and the Adapted Mind
Conference program