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Author Thagard, Paul, author.

Title Balance : how it works and what it means / Paul Thagard
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2022]

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Balancing Bodies and Lives -- 2. Balance and the Brain -- 3. Vertigo, Nausea, and Falls -- 4. Consciousness -- 5. How Metaphors Work -- 6. Nature -- 7. Medicine -- 8. Society -- 9. The Arts -- 10. Philosophy -- Appendix: Balance and Imbalance Metaphors -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Paul Thagard explores the physiological workings and metaphorical resonance of balance in the brain, the body, and society. Bridging philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience, Balance shows how an unheralded concept's many meanings illuminate the human condition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed July 20, 2022)
Subject Equilibrium.
Motion.
Motion
equilibrium (structural analysis concept)
motion.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Equilibrium
Motion
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780231556071
0231556071