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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  - Santiago Ortiz - Goodreads

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

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Sara M. Watson - Goodreads

Though it can be dry and a little philosophically argued, Lakoff and Johnson's conceptual metaphors work is instrumental for understanding our embodied and experiential understanding of the world. All ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

How metaphors structure our language, perception, thoughts. I absolutely love this stuff, so glad I finally got around to reading Lakoff. 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

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  - Jameel - Goodreads

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


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