nLab George Lakoff

George Lakoff is a researcher into language, culture and cognition.

Cognitive, linguistic and cultural aspects of mathematics (which are also of relevance for learning) are emphasized in

Cognitive role of metaphors is a recurring theme in works of Lakoff.

  • George Lakoff, Mark Johnson, Metaphors We Live By, University of Chicago Press 1980; 2003. 2004 edition contains an ‘Afterword’ (see also wikipedia: Metaphors We Live By)

Lakoff is one of the founders of generative semantics (a viewpoint on syntactic analysis (see wikipedia) taking into account semantics as a basis).

  • George Lakoff, Toward a generative semantics, 1963, 1976 pdf
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