ISBN13:978-0465056743 ISBN10: 0465056741 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0465056736 ISBN10: 0465056733
Edition/Copyright:99 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Basic Books, Inc. Published: 10/28/1999 International: No
View Author Bio
Lakoff, George : University of California
George Lakoff is professor of linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley, and the coauthor, with Mark Johnson, of Metaphors We Live By. He was one of the founders of the generative semantics movements in linguistics in the 1960s, a founder of the field of cognitive linguistics in the 1970s, and one of the developers of the neural theory of language in the 1980s and '90s. His other books include More Than Cool Reason (with Mark Turner), Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things, and Moral Politics. Mark Johnson is professor and head of the Philosophy Department at the University of Oregon and is on the executive committee of the Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences there. In addition to his books with George Lakoff, he is the editor of an anthology, Philosophical Perspectives on Metaphor.
"Was Aristotle blind to his own metaphors? How does Descartes' philosophical theory of knowledge relate to our common folk theory of vision? Would an empirically responsible philosophy require us to abandon our deepest philosophical assumptions? Are some of our greatest thinkers guilty of having overlooked brain and body?"Lakoff and Johnson's new book is a bold and subversive incursion of cognitive science and metaphor theory into the trenches of philosophy, with fascinating consequences for scientific and intellectual inquiry in general. It will no doubt give rise to lively debate (and perhaps to some additional rich and novel metaphors for thinking about thought!)"
--Gilles Fauconnier, University of California at San Diego
"Lakoff and Johnson's slim Metaphors We Live By had extraordinary influence in emphasizing the role of the body in thought, language, and knowledge, a subject now at the center of neuroscience, cognitive science, linguistics, and philosophy. Twenty years after, reunited, Lakoff and Johnson take up where they left off. The result is a herculean volume whose bracing ambition is to explain the nature of human knowledge and the bases of philosophical inquiry. This book will be an instant academic bestseller."
--Mark Turner, The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language
"Their ambition is massive, their argument important....The authors engage in a sort of metaphorical genome project, attempting to delineate the genetic code of human thought."
--The New York Times Book Review
Submitted by Perseus Books Group, August, 2001
View Table of Contents
Introduction: Who Are We?
How The Embodied Mind Challenges The Western Philosophical Tradition
The Cognitive Unconscious The Embodied Mind Primary Metaphor and Subjective Experience The Anatomy of Complex Metaphor Embodied Realism: Cognitive Science Versus A Priori Philosophy Realism and Truth Metaphor and Truth
The Cognitive Science Of Basic Philosophical Ideas
The Cognitive Science of Philosophical Ideas Time Events and Causes The Mind The Self Morality
The Cognitive Science Of Philosophy
The Cognitive Science of Philosophy The Pre-Socratics: The Cognitive Science of Early Greek Metaphysics Plato Aristotle Descartes and the Enlightenment Mind Kantian Morality Analytic Philosophy Chomsky's Philosophy and Cognitive Linguistics The Theory of Rational Action How Philosophical Theories Work
PAPERBACK Fair 0465056741 Student Edition. No apparent missing pages. Heavy wrinkling from liquid damage. Does not affect the text. Heavy wear, wrinkling, creasing, Curling or tears on the cover an...show mored spine May be missing front or back cover. May have used stickers or residue. Fair binding may have a few loose or torn pages. Heavy writing, highlighting and marker. ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
XP or Windows 7 (32 or 64 running in 32 bit mode), or Mac OS 10.6 or above
At least 512 MB RAM, 600 mHZ processor, and 40 MB of hard drive space (75MB for Mac OS)
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.