Maps of Meaning

Maps of Meaning

The Architecture of Belief

Book - 1999
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Why have people from different cultures and eras formulated myths and stories with similar structures? What does this similarity tell us about the mind, morality, and structure of the world itself? From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1999.
ISBN: 9780415922227
Branch Call Number: 150.1 PE
Characteristics: xxii, 541 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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Nov 13, 2017

I heard Jordan Peterson on the Joe Rogan podcast, and have been working through all of the books on his reading list. I requested the library buy his book, and I can't wait to read it. For those who have not heard it, it's Joe Rogan #877. It really is a must listen for reasonable people that are concerned about both the far left and far right in the Western world.


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