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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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Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

George Lakoff - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2008 - 632 pages
"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a ...
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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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Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason: How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding

Mark Johnson - Philosophy - 2017 - 264 pages
In Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason, renowned philosopher Mark Johnson presents a selection of his best essays on the bodily basis of meaning, understanding, and reasoning ...
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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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The ALL NEW Don't Think of an Elephant!: Know Your Values and Frame the Debate

George Lakoff - Political Science - 2014 - 192 pages
Ten years after writing the definitive, international bestselling book on political debate and messaging, George Lakoff returns with new strategies about how to frame today’s ...
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