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Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things (Paperback)

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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

About the Author

George Lakoff is Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780226468044
ISBN-10: 0226468046
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 1990
Pages: 632
Language: English