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Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Drew - Goodreads

I liked the subject, it was very interesting, and it made me consider a lot of things about how we use language that I'd never thought of before. However, some of the arguments felt a little over ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Michael Mena - Goodreads

Very interesting book and introduction to metaphor theory! Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

I will probably buy this book and read it again and browse through it from time to time. This is a new way (for me) of analyzing how we know what we know, and I am now fascinated by metaphor and how ... 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  - Shahenshah - Goodreads

A Passage to and of Perception. Read full review

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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

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User Review  - Jameel - Goodreads

Truly, metaphor can shape thinking, and thereby shape action. Read full review

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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  - Santiago Ortiz - Goodreads

metaphors do not decorate language, they structure it. Read full review


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