Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal About the Mind

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A sweeping critique of the assumptions the mind makes, of how humans tend to categorize objects and ideas, and of the implications of these modes of thought. Illustrated.

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This book presents some of the most stimulating ideas on mind and meaning I have ever read. It is a book that has far-reaching consequences and is sure to rattle the foundations of thinking and research in the cognitive sciences.

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George Lakoff is Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books.

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