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

- wikipedia: George Lakoff

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

- George Lakoff, Rafael E. Núñez,
*Where mathematics comes from*, Basic Books 2000, xviii+493 pp. MR2001i:00013 (cf. also wikipedia: George Lakoff#Mathematics and Where Mathematics Comes From)

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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