Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things (Google eBook)

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University of Chicago Press, Aug 8, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 632 pages
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"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and thought reveal about the human mind? Offering both general theory and minute details, Lakoff shows that categories reveal a great deal."—David E. Leary, American Scientist

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At one point during The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: after the crossbow; after the pale woman; after the death of the crew; the Mariner shifts from being repulsed by the ocean's strange creatures to ... Read full review

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Delightful. Linguistics theory and application. Perspective on how the words we use affect meaning and meaning affects the words we use, across cultures on many levels. Read full review

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