Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

What Categories Reveal About the Mind

Book - 1990
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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
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Edition: Pbk. edition
ISBN: 9780226468044
0226468046
Branch Call Number: 401.9 LAKOFF G
401.9 LAKOFF G
P37 .L344 1990
Characteristics: xvii, 614 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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