The Cognitive Revolution in Western Culture

Volume 1: The Birth of Expectation

  • Authors
  • Don LePan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. The Issue of Cognitive Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Don LePan
      Pages 3-24
    3. Don LePan
      Pages 25-46
    4. Don LePan
      Pages 47-69
  3. The Roots of Expectation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Don LePan
      Pages 73-81
    3. Don LePan
      Pages 113-130
    4. Don LePan
      Pages 131-147
    5. Don LePan
      Pages 148-170
  4. Literary Expectations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Don LePan
      Pages 173-182
    3. Don LePan
      Pages 280-302
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 303-370

About this book


LePan challenges the assumption that everybody thinks in the same way by examining a particular mental faculty - expectation. He concludes that certain forms of expectation did not exist in the minds of most medieval people, any more than they do in children or adults in many primitive societies.


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