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Philosophy in the Flesh - (1999 book), by Lakoff, Johnson image

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https://www.alibris.com/Philosophy-in-the-Flesh-George-Lakoff/book/10659440

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This book is mind blowing. I think the best description I can give of what it's topic and goals are is to present the first chapter, in full. From here I think anyone interested in the subject will understand fully where this book is going and the intentions of the authors.

  • Properly titled Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and its Challenge to Western Thought
  • By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson.

  • ISBN-10 0-465-05674-1

  • TODO - The various Wikipedia topics would need references to cognitive philosophy as a contraindication to the various topics, and in those topics to specifically cite passages in the introduction in this book.
  • TODO - Finish the linking.



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http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/matthias/BTLS/

A programmer's book for the Scheme implementation of Lisp.

Ack!: Unfortunately, it's not possible for me to read this book. It's not geared towards people who are new to Lisp so it's impossible to comprehend in any way. I don't want to learn lisp, I want to learn the problem solving skills touted for this book. Oh well...

I gave it away, though to whom I cannot recall.

The Little Schemer - 4th Edition
by Daniel P. Friedman and Matthias Fellesein
Foreword by Gerald J. Sussman
ISBN 0-262-56099-2 (pbk: alk. paper)

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Back when it was a thing, I had a CD player which could play MP3s.

This unit is entirely out of date now, but the assurance of quality which would be created with this one may well carry forward to their newer models. Be assured that my opinion of both the brand and the reseller is still poor.

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