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Metaphors We Live by - 80 edition

Metaphors We Live by - 80 edition

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ISBN10: 0226468011

Metaphors We Live by by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson - ISBN 9780226468013
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Edition: 80
Copyright: 1980
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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Metaphors We Live by by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson - ISBN 9780226468013

ISBN13: 9780226468013

ISBN10: 0226468011

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Edition: 80

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

--Mary Sirridge, Teaching Philosophy

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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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