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Metaphors we live by

Author: George Lakoff; Mark Johnson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure our most basic understandings of our experience, they are "metaphors we  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Lakoff; Mark Johnson
ISBN: 0226468011 9780226468013
OCLC Number: 6042798
Description: xiii, 242 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Concepts we live by --
2. The systematicity of metaphorical concepts --
3. Metaphorical systematicity: highlighting and hiding --
4. Orientational metaphors --
5. Metaphor and cultural coherence --
6. Ontological metaphors --
7. Personification --
8. Metonymy --
9. Challenges to metaphorical coherence --
10. Some further examples --
11. The partial nature of metaphorical structuring --
12. How is our conceptual system grounded? --
13. The grounding of structural metaphors --
14. Causation: partly emergent and partly metaphorical --
15. The coherent structuring of experience --
16. Metaphorical coherence --
17. Complex coherence across metaphors --
18. Some consequences for theories of conceptual structure --
19. Definition and understanding --
20. How metaphor can give meaning to form --
21. New meaning --
22. The creation of similarity --
23. Metaphor, truth, and action --
24. Truth --
25. The myths of objectivism and subjectivism --
26. The myth of objectivism in western philosophy and linguistics --
27. How metaphor reveals the limitations of the myth of objectivism --
28. Some inadequacies of the myth of subjectivism --
29. The experientialist alternative: giving new meaning to the old myths --
30. Understanding.
Responsibility: George Lakoff and Mark Johnson.
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The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure our most basic understandings of our experience, they are "metaphors we live by"--Metaphors that can shape our perceptions and actions without our ever noticing them.

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