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1 OLSON, David R. World on Paper : The Conceptual and Cognitive Implications of Writing and Reading.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1998, ISBN:0521575583 
OLSON, David R. The World on Paper : The Conceptual and Cognitive Implications of Writing and Reading. (Cambridge, UK) : Cambridge University Press, (1998). Second Paperback Printing. Pp [i]-xix,(1),[1]-318,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : 1. Demythologizing literacy. 2. Theories of literacy and mind from Levy-Bruhl to Scribner and Cole. 3. Literacy and the conceptual revolutions of Classical Greece and Renaissance Europe. 4. What writing represents: a revisionist history of writing. 5. What writing doesn't represent: how texts are to be taken. 6. The problem of interpretation: the recovery of communicative intention. 7. A history of reading: from the spirit of the text to the intentions of the author. 8. Reading the Book of Nature: the conceptual origins of early modern science. 9. A history of written discourse: from mnemonics to representations. 10. Representing the world in maps, diagrams, formulas, pictures and texts. 11. Representing the mind: the origins of subjectivity. 12. The making of the literate mind. Rubbed, crease to back cover, else very good. 30.00

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