Thinking Through Material Culture

Thinking Through Material Culture provides a new theoretical framework for understanding the pivotal role of material culture in human cognition, perception and action.

Thinking Through Material Culture
An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Carl Knappett

2005 | 216 pages | Cloth $49.95
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Table of Contents

Introduction: thinking through material culture

2. Animacy, agency, and personhood
3. Cognition, perception, and action
4. The dynamics of networks
5. Networks of meaning: a sociosemiotics of material culture
6. Thinking through: meaning in modern material culture
7. Archaeological case study: drinking vessels in Minoan Crete

8. Conclusions