Metaphors We Live by (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
242
Utgivningsdatum
1981-05-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
University of Chicago Press
Medarbetare
Johnson, Mark
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
213 x 138 x 14 mm
Vikt
295 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780226468013
Metaphors We Live by (häftad)

Metaphors We Live by

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Häftad, Engelska, 1981-05-01
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People use metaphors every time they speak. Some of those metaphors are literary - devices for making thoughts more vivid or entertaining. But most are much more basic than that - they're "metaphors we live by", metaphors we use without even realizing we're using them. In this book, George Lakoff and Mark Johnson suggest that these basic metaphors not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions and understandings from the beginning. Bringing together the perspectives of linguistics and philosophy, Lakoff and Johnson offer an intriguing and surprising guide to some of the most common metaphors and what they can tell us about the human mind. And for this new edition, they supply an afterword both extending their arguments and offering a fascinating overview of the current state of thinking on the subject of the metaphor.
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George Lakoff is a professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of, among other books, Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things and Moral Politics, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Mark Johnson is the Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Oregon. He is the author of The Body in the Mind and Moral Imagination, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Johnson and Lakoff have also coauthored Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought.