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

  title={Philosophy in the flesh : the embodied mind and its challenge to Western thought},
  author={George Lakoff and Mark L. Johnson},
* Introduction: Who Are We? How The Embodied Mind Challenges The Western Philosophical Tradition * 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 Basic Philosophical Ideas * The Cognitive Science of Philosophical Ideas * Time * Events and Causes * The Mind * The Self * Morality The… 

Metaphor and the Philosophical Implications of Embodied Mathematics

It is suggested that closer interaction between the philosophy and cognitive science of mathematics could yield a more precise, empirically informed account of what mathematics is and how the authors come to have knowledge of it.

Review Essay: Conceptualizing Metaphors versus Embodying the Language

The paper presents a review of Kövecses's book Metaphor in Culture: Universality and Variation (2005) advancing a more general critique to the cognitive linguistic view of metaphor. Kövecses

Boundaries of the Mind: The Individual in the Fragile Sciences - Cognition

Part I. Disciplining the Individual and the Mind: 1. The individual in the fragile sciences 2. Individuals, psychology and the mind 3. Nativism on my mind Part II. Individualism and Externalism in

Metaphor and Cognition

Over the past half century metaphor has moved from being a peripheral topic in the philosophy of art to the status of a major philosophical, linguistic, psychological, and scientific issue in the

Cultural-Historical Psychology and the Cognitive View of Metonymy and Metaphor

Metonymy and metaphor are commonly taken as cognitive phenomena in modern cognitive linguistics rather than as mere figures of speech. However, the correct cognitive demarcation between metonymy and

Integral Semantics and Conceptual Metaphor: Rethinking Conceptual Metaphor Within an Integral Semantics Framework

Abstract The paper focuses, on the one hand, on two theoretical problems of Conceptual Metaphor Theory: namely, the cognitive status and the creative dimension of the conceptual metaphors; on the

Metaphor and morality : examples of Paul's moral thinking in 1 Corinthians 1-5

During the last thirty years or so the cognitive sciences have achieved extraordinary results in understanding how our human minds think, reason, and create meaning, as well as how we communicate the

“Of What Use Are the Odes?” Cognitive Science, Virtue Ethics, and Early Confucian Ethics

This article reviews recent evidence from the fields of cognitive science, cognitive linguistics, behavioral neuroscience, and social psychology that call into question the model of the self that

From Cognitive Linguistics to Social Science: Thirty Years after Metaphors We Live By

Abstract In the thirty years since the appearance of Metaphors We Live By, cognitive linguistics has developed into a flourishing autonomous branch of inquiry. Interdisciplinary contacts, however,

Metaphor and the Communicative Mind

Abstract On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the first cognitive-semantic theory of metaphor - MetaphorsWe Live By (1980) - this paper presents a communication-oriented perspective on the



Metaphors We Live by

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

The Principles of Psychology

I.TO give readers some idea of the contents of a good book is very often the most useful thing a reviewer can do. Unfortunately that course is not open to us in the present instance. The subject is

Logical Versus Analogical or Symbolic Versus Connectionist or Neat Versus Scruffy

Marvin Minsky argues that AI must use many approaches, and there is nothing wonderfully unifying like Kirchhoff's laws are to circuit theory or Maxwell's equations are to electromagnetism.

The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination, and Reason

Thank you for downloading the body in the mind the bodily basis of meaning imagination and reason. As you may know, people have search numerous times for their favorite readings like this the body in

Toward a Cognitive Semantics: Typology and Process in Concept Structuring

A cognitive semantics volume 2 typology and process toward a cognitive semantics vol 1 concept structuring the mit press and.

The Human Semantic Potential: Spatial Language and Constrained Connectionism

Part 1 Introduction: matter and method space and semantic potential negative evidence and language learning the modelling challenge constrained connectionism a brief exchange an overview of the book.

On the soul ; Parva naturalia ; On breath

Aristotle, great Greek philosopher, researcher, reasoner, and writer, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was the son of Nicomachus, a physician, and Phaestis. He studied under Plato at Athens and taught

How Language Structures Space

This chapter is concerned with the structure that is ascribed to space and the objects within it by linguistic “fine structure,” that subdivision of language which provides a fundamental conceptual

A robust layered control system for a mobile robot

  • R. Brooks
  • Computer Science
    IEEE J. Robotics Autom.
  • 1986
A new architecture for controlling mobile robots is described, building a robust and flexible robot control system that has been used to control a mobile robot wandering around unconstrained laboratory areas and computer machine rooms.