Book Volume 9 2017
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Knowledge and Action


ISBN: 978-3-319-44587-8 (Print) 978-3-319-44588-5 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-30

    Knowledge, Action, and Space: An Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 31-56

    Action, Knowledge, and Social Relations of Space

  4. Chapter

    Pages 57-66

    Rationality and Discursive Articulation in Place-Making

  5. Chapter

    Pages 67-88


  6. Chapter

    Pages 89-97

    Perverse Expertise and the Social Unconscious in the Making of Crisis

  7. Chapter

    Pages 99-111

    How Much Knowledge Is Necessary for Action?

  8. Chapter

    Pages 113-125

    Knowing and Not Knowing

  9. Chapter

    Pages 127-143

    How Representations of Knowledge Shape Actions

  10. Chapter

    Pages 145-167

    Reflection and Impulse as Determinants of Human Behavior

  11. Chapter

    Pages 169-183

    Planning and the Control of Action

  12. Chapter

    Pages 185-201

    Pragmatic Philosophy and the Social Function of Knowledge

  13. Chapter

    Pages 203-219

    Semantic Knowledge, Domains of Meaning and Conceptual Spaces

  14. Chapter

    Pages 221-251

    So What Do You Do? Experimenting with Space for Social Creativity

  15. Chapter

    Pages 253-265

    The Decision to Move: Being Mobile and Being Rational in Comparative Anthropological Perspective

  16. Chapter

    Pages 267-289

    Continuity and Change in Older Adults’ Out-of-Home Mobility Over Ten Years: A Qualitative-Quantitative Approach

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 291-300