Philosophy In The Flesh

Philosophy In The Flesh
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Category Philosophy
Total Pages 624
ISBN UOM:39015046908979
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Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self

Philosophy In The Flesh
  • Author : George Lakoff,Mark Johnson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999

Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self

Philosophy In The Flesh
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 1999-10-08

What are human beings like? How is knowledge possible? What is truth? Where do moral values come from? Questions like these have stood at the center of Western philosophy for centuries. In addressing them, philosophers have made certain fundamental assumptions-that we can know our own minds by introspection, that most

Philosophical Perspectives on Metaphor
  • Author : Mark Johnson
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 1981

Philosophical Perspectives on Metaphor was first published in 1981. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. "We are," says Mark Johnson, "in the midst of metaphormania." The past few years have seen an

Cartesian Philosophy and the Flesh
  • Author : Frances Gray
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05

How do you know anything is true? What relation is there between my psyche and your psyche, does one exist? Can we doubt everything or are some things indubitable? What does Jung have to say about body and psyche, body and mind? Cartesian Philosophy and the Flesh is an analysis

Body and Flesh
  • Author : Donn Welton
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 1998-03-06

The concept of the body is one of the most recent, and hotly contested areas of inquiry among philosophers today.

  • Author : Havi Carel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-09-17

What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? And can there be well-being within illness? In this remarkable and thought-provoking book, Havi Carel explores

Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology
  • Author : M. Fagan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-01-21

This examination of stem cell biology from a philosophy of science perspective clarifies the field's central concept, the stem cell, as well as its aims, methods, models, explanations and evidential challenges. Relations to systems biology and clinical medicine are also discussed.

Metaphors We Live By
  • Author : George Lakoff,Mark Johnson
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2008-12-19

The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other

Theories of the Flesh
  • Author : Andrea J. Pitts,Mariana Ortega,José Medina
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-23

"A theory in the flesh means one where the physical realities of our lives all fuse to create a politic born of necessity," writes activist Cherríe L. Moraga. This volume of new essays stages an intergenerational dialogue among philosophers to introduce and deepen engagement with U.S Latinx and

Terrors of the Flesh
  • Author : David Huckvale
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2020-07-31

The horror and psychological denial of our mortality, along with the corruptibility of our flesh, are persistent themes in drama. Body horror films have intensified these themes in increasingly graphic terms. The aesthetic of body horror has its origins in the ideas of the Marquis de Sade and the existential

  • Author : Fred Evans,Leonard Lawlor
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2000-09-07

Leading scholars explore the later thought of Merleau-Ponty and its central role in the modernism-postmodernism debate.

Theology in the Flesh
  • Author : John Sanders
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01

Metaphors and other mental tools are used to reason (not just speak) about God, salvation, truth, and morality. Figurative language structures our theological and moral reasoning in powerful ways. This book uses an approach known as cognitive linguistics to explore the incredibly rich ways our conceptual tools, derived from embodied

The Incarnation of Language
  • Author : Michael O'Sullivan
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-02-13

The Incarnation of Language investigates how the notion of incarnation has been employed in phenomenology and how this has influenced literary criticism. It then examines the interest that Joyce and Proust share in the concept of incarnation. By examining the themes of synthesis and embodiment that incarnation connotes for these

Emotion  Depth  and Flesh  A Study of Sensitive Space
  • Author : Suzanne L. Cataldi
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2021-05-17

Philosophically explores the topic of emotional depth.

Intelligence in the Flesh
  • Author : Guy Claxton
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25

If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies—long