- Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; 2nd edition (April 15, 2002)
- ASIN: B001TI9FYE
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (70 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,666,219 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
I highly recommend both books, but this one first and foremost.
This book is very readable (nice short chapters) and I highly recommend it if you are at all interested in anthropology, linguistics, or philosophy.
I highly recommend this book for anyone who enjoys linguistics or wants to explore how language use impacts everyday life.
Have you ever picked all the ripe low-hanging fruit on a tree, then commenced to pick an equal quantity of unripe fruit as well, in order to fill your basket? Read morePublished 15 days ago by Porkupine
Great book....little heavy....but certainly made me look at my thought process and the power words have over me and my lifePublished 2 months ago by Corey Beard
A fascinating book, though incredibly pedantic. Clearly this was written for academics and it was fine with me since I'm quite used to reading dense material, but I couldn't... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael J. Tobias
I thought this was a very interesting book. new insight into thinking and the mind, into religion, into sociology, into love, psychology, and all manner of thought.Published 3 months ago by booky bob
My teacher recommended it to me. It's really a nice book. Easy to read, and very inspiring. The book is brand new.Published 3 months ago by Mandi Liu
It was the very first book I read of its kind, since then I have had no problems communicating. What Mr. Lakoff does is teaches you to think and speak deeper.Published 3 months ago by Jerald
A writer or are interested in the use of practical metaphors, skip this one.
In this book, Ivory tower professors write about language and philosophy with trite everyday... Read more
These guys, especially George Lakoff, really know their stuff. George was a revolutionary in this field and pioneered our understanding of metaphor.Published 5 months ago by Brad