#61 Our ordinary conceptual system is fundamentally metaphorical in nature   5 years ago (owner) Document
"Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical in nature." (#60 124)
"The concept is metaphorically structured, the activity is metaphorically structured, and, consequently, the language is metaphorically structured." (#60 161)
"metaphor is not just a matter of language, that is, of mere words. We shall argue that, on the contrary, human thought processes are largely metaphorical." (#60 167)
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