Jerome S. Bruner beyond 100 - Cultivating Possibilities

Jerome S. Bruner beyond 100 - Cultivating Possibilities

Jerome S. Bruner is one of the most relevant scholars in contemporary psychology. This volume, edited by Pina Marsico, examines the potentialities of Bruner’s work in cultural psychology, discussing such concepts as ambivalence, intersubjectivity, purpose, possibilities, and wonderment.

Lagt online: 09.06.2016

This book celebrates the 100th birthday of Jerome S. Bruner, one of the most relevant scholars in contemporary psychology. It shows how Bruner’s oeuvre and contributions to psychology, education and law are still applicable today and full of unexplored possibilities. The volume brings together contributions from Bruner’s students and colleagues, all of whom use his legacy to explore the future of psychology in Bruner’s spirit of interpretation. Rather than being a mere celebration, the volume shows a “genuine interest for the emergence of the novelty” and examines the potentialities of Bruner’s work in cultural psychology, discussing such concepts as ambivalence, intersubjectivity, purpose, possibilities, and wonderment. Combining international and interdisciplinary perspectives, this volume tells the tale of Jerome Bruner’s academic life and beyond.

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About the editor: Pina Marsico (Giuseppina Marsico)

Pina Marsico is affiliated with Centre for Cultural Psychology at Aalborg University