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Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Lisa de Jong - Goodreads

excellent insight into how our language is shaped by metaphors. It's easy to understand, you don't need to be a linguist to read this academic book. It was quite deep. It scared me at times because it ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

I read this when studying human factors design, but the book is much wider than that. Think about time - a resource (we spend or waste), but what about killing time? Fascinating how language and ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Hans de Zwart - Goodreads

Lakoff and Johnson basically show how it is 'metaphors all the way down'. They give a persuavive argument as to how we structure the world through metaphors and how metaphors thus even manage to create reality occasionally. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Stefanos - Goodreads

Once in a while comes a person along that challenges our most basic assumptions and alters the way we perceive the world - and even ourselves.Such a person is George Lakoff - whom in stuff of thought ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Allie Oosta - Goodreads

Interesting to think about how often we use war-like language. "Killing it" at work, "killing time," etc. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Zdravko - Goodreads

this is the book which introduced the idea of embodied cognition. it's well written, pretty accessible, although it goes into fine technical detail at times. it also proposes an interesting, non ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Jesse - Goodreads

Lakoff furnishes a solid, practical, and intelligible theory of mind and language. I think I can sum the book up in a single sentence: Metaphor is a much deeper aspect of cognition and understanding ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Hugo_tang - Goodreads

a quite thoroughly and systematic analysis of some daily using language phenomenon Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Miguel Angel - Goodreads

Great book. We should think and learn how Metaphors are part of our daily life. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Gary Bruff - Goodreads

This is a great book for introducing the complexity of language without getting overburdened with the imponderabilia of Syntactic or Semantic theory. Metaphors We Live By shows how a simple spatial ... Read full review


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