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Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought

George Lakoff, Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 1999 - 624 pages
Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self.
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Moral Imagination: Implications of Cognitive Science for Ethics

Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 1994 - 287 pages
The Enlightenment idea that reason creates fixed moral rules that specify "the right thing to do" is mistaken, according to Johnson, because it misses the ways in which human ...
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Metaphor and Philosophy: A Special Issue of Metaphor and Symbolic Activity

Mark Johnson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 72 pages
During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for ...
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Morality for Humans: Ethical Understanding from the Perspective of Cognitive ...

Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 2015 - 280 pages
What is the difference between right and wrong? This is no easy question to answer, yet we constantly try to make it so, frequently appealing to some hidden cache of cut-and ...
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Metaphor and Philosophy: A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

Mark Johnson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 72 pages
During the last 15 years, cognitive scientists have discovered things about the nature and importance of metaphor that are startling because of their radical implications for ...
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The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding

Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 2008 - 308 pages
The belief that the mind and the body are separate and that the mind is the source of all meaning has been a part of Western culture for centuries. Both philosophers and ...
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Where Mathematics Comes from: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into ...

George Lakoff, Rafael E. Nez - Mathematics - 2000 - 493 pages
Provides an in-depth analysis of the cognitive science of mathematical ideas that argues that conceptual metaphor plays a definitive role in mathematical ideas, exploring such ...
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