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The Way We Think : Conceptual Blending And The Mind's Hidden Complexities.

Author: Gilles Fauconnier; Mark Turner
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Way We Think is a dazzling tour of the complexities of human imagination.--George Lakoff, co-author of Philosophy in the Flesh and Where Mathematics Comes From.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fauconnier, Gilles.
Way We Think : Conceptual Blending And The Mind's Hidden Complexities.
New York : Basic Books, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilles Fauconnier; Mark Turner
ISBN: 9780786725571 0786725575
OCLC Number: 819605534
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Overview by Chapter; Part I: The Network Model; 1. The Age of Form and The Age of Imigination; 2. The Tip of the Iceberg; 3. The Elements of Blending; 4. On the Way to Deeper Matters; 5. Cause and Effect; 6. Vital Relations and Their Compressions; 7. Compression and Clashes; 8. Continuity Behind Diversity; Part II: How Conceptual Blending Makes Human Beings What They Are, For Better and For Worse; 9. The Origin Of Language; 10. Things; 11. The Construction of the Unreal; 12. Identity and Character; 13. Category Metamorphosis; 14. Multiple Blends. 15. Multiple-Scope Creativity16. Constitutive and Governing Principles; 17. Form and Meaning; 18. The Way we Live; Notes; References; Further Important Work On Conceptual Blending; Index.

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The Way We Think is a dazzling tour of the complexities of human imagination.--George Lakoff, co-author of Philosophy in the Flesh and Where Mathematics Comes From.

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