Philosophy in the flesh the embodied mind its challenge to western thought george lakoff mark johnson on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers what are human beings like how is knowledge possible what is truth where do moral values come from questions like these have stood at the center of western philosophy for centuries. Philosophy in the flesh is the cooperative effort of a cognitive psychologist and a philosopher it begins by introducing modern cognitive psychology and explaining how it is much more experiment based than the previous generation of psychological explanation. Philosophy considers the deepest questions of human existence it is time to rethink them and that is an exciting prospect jb what about the academic wars between postmodern and analytic philosophy lakoff the results suggest that both sides were insightful in some respects and mistaken in others philosophy in the flesh is just part of . When taken together and considered in detail these three findings from the science of the mind are inconsistent with central parts of western philosophy they require a thorough rethinking of the most popular current approaches namely anglo american analytic philosophy and postmodernist philosophy. Philosophy in the flesh the embodied mind and its challenge to western thought search this is philosophy as it has never been seen before lakoff and johnson show that a philosophy responsible to the science of the mind offers a radically new and detailed understandings of what a person is after first describing the philosophical stance
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