By Roy Harris
This e-book re-examines the outdated debate in regards to the dating among rationality and literacy. Does writing "restructure consciousness?" Do preliterate societies have a distinct "mind-set" from literate societies? Is cause "built in" to the best way we expect? How is literacy with regards to numeracy? Is the "logical shape" that Western philosophers realize something greater than an extrapolation from the constitution of the written sentence? Is common sense, as built officially in Western schooling, intrinsically past the succeed in of the preliterate brain? What gentle, if any, do the findings of up to date neuroscience throw on such matters? Roy Harris demanding situations the acquired mainstream opinion that cause is an intrinsic estate of the human brain, and argues that the total Western notion of rational notion, from Classical Greece all the way down to sleek symbolic good judgment, is a spinoff of ways literacy built in eu cultures.
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Rationality and the Literate Mind (Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory) by Roy Harris