Mark Turner (born 1954) is a cognitive scientist, linguist, and author. He is Institute Professor and Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University. In 1996, the [1 ] French Academy awarded him a Grand Prix ( Prix du Rayonnement de la langue et de la littérature françaises) for his work in these fields. Turner and [2 ] Gilles Fauconnier founded the theory of conceptual blending, presented in textbooks and encyclopedias. Turner is also a director for the Cognitive Science Network (CSN). [3 ] and co-director of the Red Hen Lab. [4 ]
The Origin of Ideas: Blending, Creativity, and the Human Spark (Oxford University Press, 2014)
The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity (Oxford University Press, 2006)
The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind's Hidden Complexities (with Gilles Fauconnier, Basic Books, 2002)
Cognitive Dimensions of Social Science: The Way We Think About Politics, Economics, Law, and Society (Oxford University Press, 2001)
The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language (Oxford University Press, 1997)
Clear and Simple as the Truth: Writing Classic Prose Second Edition (with Francis-Noël Thomas, Princeton University Press, 2011) ISBN 978-0-691-14743-7.
Reading Minds: The Study of English in the Age of Cognitive Science (Princeton University Press, 1991)
More Than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor (with George Lakoff, University of Chicago Press, 1989)
Death is the Mother of Beauty: Mind, Metaphor, Criticism (University of Chicago Press, 1987)
See also [ edit ]
^ Biography page at Case Western
^ French Academy Page for Mark Turner
^ The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. 2001. Edited by Neil Smelser. Elsevier. Pages 2495-2498 ; Croft, William and D. Alan Cruse. 2004. Cognitive Linguistics. Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics. Cambridge University Press ; Geeraerts, Dirk, editor. 2006. Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings. Mouton de Gruyter ; Evans, Vyvyan and Melanie Green. 2006. Cognitive Linguistics: An Introduction. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates ; Harbus, Antonina. 2012. Cognitive Approaches to Old English Poetry. D. S. Brewer.
^ Cognitive Science Network
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