The image are ok but, not diverse. Will not purchase again.
This book is easily read and easily understood.
Metaphors we live by is a 1980 book by george lakoff and mark johnson. Lakoff is a linguist and johnson is a philosopher. They argue that metaphors permeate science, business, politics, and everyday life.
I find myself noticing how i use language, and how often metaphors are used in conversation between my peers. These aren't just metaphors in the rhetorical sense though; the authors examine how common ways of speaking and thinking actually reflect a r... Read More
Lakoff and johnson argue that our conceptual system is fundamentally metaphorical. My proposal, rather than denying the existence of platonic structure, is built on top of it.
Metaphors such as argument is war provide assumptive underpinnings for much of our actions. The metaphors are fundamentally conceptual. The metaphorical concepts can be extended however, and be deployed in a way of thinking traditionally called figura... Read More