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The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience

Eleanor Rosch, Evan Thompson, Francisco J. Varela - 1992 - Psychology - Limited preview
The Embodied Mind provides a unique, sophisticated treatment of the spontaneous and reflective dimension of human experience. The authors argue that only by having a sense of common ground between mind in Science and mind in experience can our ...

Metaphors We Live By

George Lakoff, Mark Johnson - 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - No preview available
The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and ...

Mind in Life: Biology, Phenomenology, and the Sciences of Mind

Evan Thompson - 2007 - Philosophy - Limited preview
How is life related to the mind? This work draws upon sources as diverse as molecular biology, Continental Phenomenology, and analytic philosophy to argue that mind and life are more continuous than has previously been accepted, and that modern ...

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain

Antonio Damasio - 2010 - Philosophy - Limited preview
A leading neuroscientist explores with authority, with imagination, and with unparalleled mastery how the brain constructs the mind and how the brain makes that mind conscious. Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years researching and and ...

The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions

Jaak Panksepp, Lucy Biven - 2012 - Psychology - Limited preview
A look at the seven emotional systems of the brain by the researcher who discovered them. What makes us happy? What makes us sad? How do we come to feel a sense of enthusiasm? What fills us with lust, anger, fear, or tenderness? Traditional ...

Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

George Lakoff - 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
"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 ...

Metaphors We Live By

George Lakoff, Mark Johnson - 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and ...

A Companion to Cognitive Science

William Bechtel, George Graham - 1999 - Science - No preview available
Unmatched in the quality of its world-renowned contributors, this multidisciplinary companion serves as both a course text and a reference book across the broad spectrum of issues of concern to cognitive science.