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" We have found, on the contrary, that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical in nature. "
Use and Redesign in IS: Double Helix Relationships? - Page 31
by Hans-Erik Nissen, Peter Bednar, and Christine Welch (Editors) - 2007 - 324 pages
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Space, Text, and Gender: An Anthropological Study of the Marakwet of Kenya

Henrietta L. Moore - Social Science - 1986 - 213 pages
...imagination and the rhetorical flourish - a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typically viewed as characteristic of...life, not just in language, but in thought and action. (LakofTand Johnson, 1980: 3) Lakoff and Johnson go on to argue that our whole conceptual system is...
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Beyond Words: Movement Observation and Analysis, Volume 2

Carol-Lynne Moore, Kaoru Yamamoto - Performing Arts - 1988 - 305 pages
...and rhetorical flourish,"3 that is, a matter of words, and special words at that. In fact, however, "metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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Views on Ericksonian Brief Therapy, Process and Action

Stephen R. Lankton, Stephen G. Gilligan, Jeffrey K. Zeig - Psychology - 1991 - 116 pages
...learned and then applied objectively to the structure of the world. By contrast, a new model suggests that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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Time, Action and Cognition: Towards Bridging the Gap

Franšoise Macar, V. Pouthas, William J. Friedman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 407 pages
...disputed by Lakoff and Johnson (1980) in their excellent book 'The metaphors we live by'. They argue "... that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action" (p. 3). They stress the conceptual functions of metaphor use and argue that human thought processes are basically...
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Caring for Creation: An Ecumenical Approach to the Environmental Crisis

Max Oelschlaeger - Religion - 1996 - 285 pages
...creation. Twentieth-century thinkers take us beyond Aristode. George Lakoff and Mark Johnson assert that "metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action" (1980, 3). What they grasp and Aristotle perhaps misses is that metaphor has a creative dimension that...
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The Poetics of Mind: Figurative Thought, Language, and Understanding

Raymond W. Gibbs - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 527 pages
...properties. Recent research has questioned many long-standing assumptions like this one by suggesting that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but also in our structuring of experience. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think...
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Cultural Criticism: A Primer of Key Concepts

Arthur Asa Berger - Social Science - 1995 - 194 pages
...Lakoff and Mark Johnson (1980) argue to the contrary; they see metaphors as central to our thinking: Most people think they can get along perfectly well...life, not just in language but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphoric...
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The Knowledge-creating Company: How Japanese Companies Create the Dynamics ...

Ikujirō Nonaka, Hirotaka Takeuchi - Business & Economics - 1995 - 284 pages
...Kekule developed the structural model of organic chemistry. 17. According to Lakoff and Johnson (1980), "metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action" (p. 3). 19. In the triad database system, data from the Market Metrics' Supermarket Solutions system, which...
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Raum, Raumsprache und Sprachrńume: zur Textsemiotik der Raumbeschreibung

Karin Wenz - Semiotics - 1997 - 257 pages
...language alone, a matter of words rather than thought or action. For this reason, most people think they get along perfectly well without metaphor. We have...life, not just in language, but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual System, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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Semiotics of the Media: State of the Art, Projects, and Perspectives

Winfried N÷th - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 896 pages
...(1980: 3), metaphor is a basic cognitive principle of organization, both of language and of thinking: "Metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action. Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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