George Lakoff

Berkeley cognitive scientist (NeuroScience), linguistics junkie

author of

  • Metaphors We Live By (with Mark Johnson),

  • WomenFireAndDangerousThings: What Categories Reveal About the Mind

  • More Than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor (with Mark Turner)

  • MoralPolitics

  • Philosophy In The Flesh

    • The mind is inherently embodied. Thought is mostly unconscious. Abstract concepts are largely metaphorical... these three findings from the science of the mind are inconsistent with central parts of Western philosophy, and require a thorough rethinking of the most popular current approaches, namely, Anglo-American analytic philosophy and Post Modernist (PostModernism) philosophy.

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