More than Cool Reason

More than Cool Reason

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qThe authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying whenever we say is a theme this book illumines for anyone attentive.q a€” Hugh Kenner, Johns Hopkins University qIn this bold and powerful book, Lakoff and Turner continue their use of metaphor to show how our minds get hold of the world. They have achieved nothing less than a postmodern Understanding Poetry, a new way of reading and teaching that makes poetry again important.q a€” Norman Holland, University of Floridaa#39; What wea#39;re saying whenever we say is a theme this book illumines for anyone attentive.aquot; a€” Hugh Kenner, Johns Hopkins University aquot;In this bold and powerful book, Lakoff and Turner continue their use of metaphor to show how our minds get ...


Title:More than Cool Reason
Author: George Lakoff, Mark Turner
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2009-07-27
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