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If you like history and want to wade through a well documented tome, this book is for you. There are some powerful ideas in the book, such as the notion that many of the concepts... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Dxthomas
Lakoff's classic was written at a time when A.I. was still a force to be reckoned with and computer models of the brain were all the rage. Read morePublished on October 6, 2013 by magellan
From one useful perspective, the human (mammalian) brain is generator of classifications, creating (realizing) neural connections between associated items encountered in the world. Read morePublished on September 27, 2013 by Aquagem
I first met George Lakoff when this book was in manuscript form; even then his ability to describe the difference between how people think and how laws categorize was clear,... Read morePublished on May 27, 2013 by JJ Hantsch
Considering how influential lakoff is and how much technical data he amasses, I ultimately found his conclusions unsupported. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Daniel Barnett
There really isn't all that much to this book. Lakoff talks about categorization, but he has nothing special to say about it. Read morePublished on July 15, 2006 by Jill Malter
I'd say it's a book I'll keep and likely use as a reference but I doubt I'll ever read the whole thing. Read morePublished on November 18, 2004 by Hoby