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Dark matter of the mind : the culturally articulated unconscious / Daniel L. Everett.

  • Everett, Daniel Leonard
  • Books

About this work


Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Physical description

xvi, 378 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-365) and index.


Part 1. Dark matter and culture. The nature and pedigree of dark matter -- The ranked-value theory of culture -- The ontogenesis and construction of dark matter -- Dark matter as hermeneutics -- Part 2. Dark matter and language. The presupposed dark matter of texts -- The dark matter of grammar -- Gestures, culture, and homesigns -- Dark matter confrontations in translation -- Part 3. Implications. Beyond instincts -- Beyond human nature.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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  • 9780226070766
  • 022607076X