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Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Mark Wendland - Goodreads

This book is one of the pillars of the field of study now called 'embodied cognition'. The principle idea of this field is that the brain is tuned for action, not thinking per se. Many writers in this ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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This book is one of the pillars of the field of study now called 'embodied cognition'. The principle idea of this field is that the brain is tuned for action, not thinking per se. Many writers in this ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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This book has one of the simplest premises possible yet it is incredibly powerful. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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Insightful and interesting, Lakoff systematically explains the unconscious knowledge we use every day to structure our thoughts. Very well written and well worth reading. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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I recommend reading the first three or four chapters first, then put the book away and let it sink in for a while, and then come back to the more complex rest of the book. Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

User Review  - Doug - Goodreads

The year following my departure from graduate school, just across the lake at the Univ of Chicago press, an influential work of revolutionary thinking was published. (That is to say, 35 years ago ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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The year following my departure from graduate school, just across the lake at the Univ of Chicago press, an influential work of revolutionary thinking was published. (That is to say, 35 years ago ... Read full review

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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

Review: Metaphors We Live By

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The book on cognitive metaphor theory. 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


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