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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  - Jonas Blom - Goodreads

What is the book about, as a whole? We are given a deep, yet non-experimental, description of how our cognitive system is highly experiental and metaphorical in nature and how this contradicts the two ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Nick Arkesteyn - Goodreads

This amazing book will have you questioning everything that comes out of your mouth. A simple statement like, "My friend is "in" the race or "in" love will have a completely different meaning. In so ... 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

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  - tino - Goodreads

I found this book to be a little duplicitous, in that I absolutely adored the first 60% and uncontrollably hated the second half. The first half focuses on the very strong and well-argued thesis that ... 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  - Santiago Ortiz - Goodreads

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


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