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Consequences of the Duality in Humans’ Relations to the World of Objects

  • Jens Mammen
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)

Abstract

The duality of humans’ relations to objects’ form and features and to their existence as matter and continuous threads in time and space has far-reaching consequences for our capacity to accumulate and communicate empirical knowledge, for our knowledge of laws of nature, for our framing of sensory perception, and for emotions, affections, sentiments, motivation, love and solidarity, meaning and culture rooted in significant places, objects, and persons.

Keywords

Scientific knowledge Sense and meaning Framing Emotions Affections Sentiments Motivation Culture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Mammen
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  1. 1.Niels Bohr Professorship Centre for Cultural PsychologyAalborg University Centre for Cultural PsychologyAalborg ØstDenmark

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