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Lakoff comes out swinging hard in this book, challenging the classical theory of classification. Using many examples he shows, for instance, that categories aren’t always mutually exclusive with clear ... Read full review

Women, fire, and dangerous things: what categories reveal about the mind

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Lakoff reviews a wide range of studies in "cognitive semantics,'' a new field that attempts to understand mind through empirical studies of the way people categorize. He provides several detailed ... Read full review