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The Body in the Mind : The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination and Reason - Mark Johnson

The Body in the Mind

The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination and Reason

Paperback Published: 1st January 1987
ISBN: 9780226403182
Number Of Pages: 272

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"There are books--few and far between--which carefully, delightfully, and genuinely turn your head inside out. This is one of them. It ranges over some central issues in Western philosophy and begins the long overdue job of giving us a radically new account of meaning, rationality, and objectivity."--Yaakov Garb, "San Francisco Chronicle"

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Context and Nature of This Study
The Need for a Richer Account of Meaning and Reason
The Emergence of Meaning through Schematic Structure
Gestalt Structure as a Constraint on Meaning
Metaphorical Projections of Image Schemata
How Schemate Constrain Meaning, Understanding, and Rationality
Toward a Theory of Imagination
On the Nature of Meaning
""All This, and Realism Too!""
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780226403182
ISBN-10: 0226403181
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 1987
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.1  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Type: New edition