George Lakoff

George Lakoff is Richard and Rhoda Goldman Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at UC Berkeley and is one of the founders of the field of cognitive science. He is author of The New York Times bestseller Don't Think of an Elephant!, as well as Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think, Whose Freedom?, and many other books and articles on cognitive science and linguistics.

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Vladislava Grinhas quoted2 years ago
Pete Becker and Charlotte Linde have given us an appreciation for the way people create coherence in their lives.
Charles Fillmore's work on frame semantics, Terry Winograd's ideas about knowledgerepresentation systems, and Roger Schank's conception of scripts provided the basis for George's original conception of linguistic gestalts, which we have generalized to experiential gestalts.
Vladislava Grinhas quoted2 years ago
Y. C. Chiang has allowed us to see the relationship between bodily experience and modes of viewing oneself and the world.
Vladislava Grinhas quoted2 years ago
have found, on the contrary, that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action.
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