Chapter 3. “Effort After Meaning” in Everyday Life

  1. Conerly Casey and
  2. Robert B. Edgerton
  1. Linda C. Garro

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch4

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change

How to Cite

Garro, L. C. (2005) “Effort After Meaning” in Everyday Life, in A Companion to Psychological Anthropology: Modernity and Psychocultural Change (eds C. Casey and R. B. Edgerton), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996409.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225973

Online ISBN: 9780470996409

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Keywords:

  • cognition;
  • philosophy;
  • behavior;
  • culture;
  • horizon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Perceiving and Acting in a Culturally Constituted Behavioral Environment

  • Cognitive Anthropology

  • Broadening Frameworks for Relating Cognition and Culture

  • Schemas as Dynamic Processes

  • Psychic Unity

  • What One Needs to Know in Order to Meet the Standards of Others

  • On Variation

  • The Narrative Framing of Experience

  • Concluding Remarks