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Philosophy in the flesh : the embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought

Author: George Lakoff; Mark Johnson
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [1999] ©1999
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Reexamines the Western philosophical tradition, looking at the basic concepts of the mind, time, causation, morality, and the self.
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Lakoff, George.
Philosophy in the flesh.
New York : Basic Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)607121446
Online version:
Lakoff, George.
Philosophy in the flesh.
New York : Basic Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)609201492
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Lakoff; Mark Johnson
ISBN: 0465056733 9780465056736 0465056741 9780465056743
OCLC Number: 39837796
Description: xiv, 624 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Who are we? --
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 philosophical ideas --
Time --
Events and causes --
The mind --
The self --
Morality --
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 --
Philosophy in the flesh.
Other Titles: Embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought
Responsibility: George Lakoff and Mark Johnson.
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Three major findings of cognitive science cast doubt on the past 2,500 years of Western philosophy. Lakoff and Johnson propose to rebuild philosophy from the ground up, starting from clearly known  Read more...

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Theories Masked as Facts: A Critique of Philsophy in the Flesh

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George Lakoff and Mark Johnson challenge traditional western thought regarding mind and reason in their book, Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought (Basic Books, 1999), but oh what a tangled web of words these cognitive scientists weave in the process. And one...
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