Women Fire And Dangerous Things

Women  Fire  and Dangerous Things
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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Category Language Arts & Disciplines
Total Pages 632
ISBN 9780226471013
Rating 4/5 from 2 reviews
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"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and thought reveal about the human mind? Offering both general theory and minute details, Lakoff shows that categories reveal a great deal."—David E. Leary, American Scientist

Women  Fire  and Dangerous Things
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2008-08-08

"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and

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Women  Fire  and Dangerous Things
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-04-15

"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and

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Women  Fire  and Dangerous Things
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1987

"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and

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Women  Fire  and Dangerous Things
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-04-15

Focusing on studies of how humans categorize objects and ideas, this book examines the new understanding of human thought which proposes that human reason is imaginative, metaphorical, and intrinsically linked with the human body

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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

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More than Cool Reason
  • Author : George Lakoff,Mark Turner
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-27

"The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying

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From Molecule to Metaphor
  • Author : Jerome Feldman
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2008-01-25

In From Molecule to Metaphor, Jerome Feldman proposes a theory of language and thought that treats language not as an abstract symbol system but as a human biological ability that can be studied as a function of the brain, as vision and motor control are studied. This theory, he writes,

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50 Dangerous Things  You Should Let Your Children Do
  • Author : Gever Tulley,Julie Spiegler
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2011-05-03

The perfect kids activity book for every parent looking for ways to help their children learn about the incredible world around us. In a time when children are too often coddled, 50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do) reminds readers that climbing trees is good for the soul, and

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Categories and Cognitive Models
  • Author : George Lakoff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1982

Read online Categories and Cognitive Models written by George Lakoff, published by which was released on 1982. Download full Categories and Cognitive Models Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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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

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The Linguistics Wars
  • Author : Randy Allen Harris
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1995-03-09

When it was first published in 1957, Noam Chomsky's Syntactic Structure seemed to be just a logical expansion of the reigning approach to linguistics. Soon, however, there was talk from Chomsky and his associates about plumbing mental structure; then there was a new phonology; and then there was a new set

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Mental Spaces
  • Author : Gilles Fauconnier
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-08-26

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Washing the Brain
  • Author : Andrew Goatly
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-01-01

Contemporary metaphor theory has recently begun to address the relation between metaphor, culture and ideology. In this wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly, using lexical data from his database Metalude, investigates how conceptual metaphor themes construct our thinking and social behaviour in fields as diverse as architecture, engineering, education, genetics, ecology, economics,

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Linguistic Categorization
  • Author : John R. Taylor
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-11-06

This text provides a readable and clearly articulated introduction to the field of cognitive linguistics. It explores the far-reaching implications of Eleanor Rosch's seminal work on categorization and prototype theory, extending the application of prototype theory from lexical semantics to morphology, syntax and phonology. The third edition is fully revised

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Where Mathematics Come From How The Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into Being
  • Author : George Lakoff,Rafael E. Nunez
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2000-11-02

Provides an in-depth analysis of the cognitive science of mathematical ideas that argues that conceptual metaphor plays a definitive role in mathematical ideas, exploring such concepts as arithmetic, algebra, sets, logic, and infinity. 20,000 first printing.

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