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Metaphors We Live by

Metaphors We Live by - 80 edition

ISBN13: 978-0226468013

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ISBN13: 978-0226468013
ISBN10: 0226468011
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Edition/Copyright: 80
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 1980
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Metaphors We Live by - 80 edition

ISBN13: 978-0226468013

George Lakoff and Mark Johnson

ISBN13: 978-0226468013
ISBN10: 0226468011
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 80
Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Published: 1980
International: No
Summary

"An engaging, accessible discussion, replete with examples, of the varieties of metaphor and how they work."

--Mary Sirridge, Teaching Philosophy

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Concepts We Live By p. 3
The Systematicity of Metaphorical Concepts p. 7
Metaphorical Systematicity: Highlighting and Hiding p. 10
Orientational Metaphors p. 14
Metaphor and Cultural Coherence p. 22
Ontological Metaphors p. 25
Personification p. 33
Metonymy p. 35
Challenges to Metaphorical Coherence p. 41
Some Further Examples p. 46
The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Structuring p. 52
How Is Our Conceptual System Grounded? p. 56
The Grounding of Structural Metaphors p. 61
Causation: Partly Emergent and Partly Metaphorical p. 69
The Coherent Structuring of Experience p. 77
Metaphorical Coherence p. 87
Complex Coherences across Metaphors p. 97
Some Consequences for Theories of Conceptual Structure p. 106
Definition and Understanding p. 115
How Metaphor Can Give Meaning to Form p. 126
New Meaning p. 139
The Creation of Similarity p. 147
Metaphor, Truth, and Action p. 156
Truth p. 159
The Myths of Objectivism and Subjectivism p. 185
The Myth of Objectivism in Western Philosophy and Linguistics p. 195
How Metaphor Reveals the Limitations of the Myth of Objectivism p. 210
Some Inadequacies of the Myth of Subjectivism p. 223
The Experientialist Alternative: Giving New Meaning to the Old Myths p. 226
Understanding p. 229
Afterword p. 239
References p. 241
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