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Women, Fire and Dangerous Things

What Categories Reveal About the Mind

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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press

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Language:English | Number of Pages: 642 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 0226468046 | Isbn-13: 9780226468044 | Publish date:  | Edition Reprint

Also available as: Hardcover

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Book Description
"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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