The Political Mind: A Cognitive Scientist's Guide to Your Brain and Its Politics

The Political Mind: A Cognitive Scientist's Guide to Your Brain and Its Politics

George Lakoff


A groundbreaking clinical exam of how our brains comprehend politics from a New York Times bestselling author

One of the realm 's best-known linguists and cognitive scientists, George Lakoff has a knack for making technological know-how make experience for common readers. In his new ebook, Lakoff spells out what cognitive technology has stumbled on approximately cause, and divulges that human cause is much extra fascinating than we idea it used to be. cause is actual, normally subconscious, metaphorical, emotion-laden, and tied to empathy-and there are organic motives at the back of our ethical and political suggestion techniques. His demand a brand new Enlightenment is a daring and remarkable problem to the adored ideals not just of philosophers, yet of pundits, pollsters, and political leaders. The Political Mind is a passionate, erudite, and groundbreaking e-book that may attract an individual drawn to how the brain works and the way we functionality socially and politically.

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