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 medical exam of ways 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 technology make experience for common readers. In his new publication, Lakoff spells out what cognitive technological know-how has stumbled on approximately cause, and divulges that human cause is way extra fascinating than we suggestion it was once. cause is actual, as a rule subconscious, metaphorical, emotion-laden, and tied to empathy-and there are organic reasons in the back of our ethical and political proposal techniques. His demand a brand new Enlightenment is a daring and amazing problem to the loved ideals not just of philosophers, yet of pundits, pollsters, and political leaders. The Political Mind is a passionate, erudite, and groundbreaking ebook that might attract a person drawn to how the brain works and the way we functionality socially and politically.

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