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Mark Johnson (philosopher)

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Mark Johnson
Born24 May 1949 (1949-05-24) (age 75)
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
Thesis (1977)
Doctoral advisorPaul Ricoeur and Ted Cohen
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of Oregon
Southern Illinois University
Main interestshttp://pages.uoregon.edu/markj/index.html
Notable worksMorality for Humans - Ethical understanding from the perspective of cognitive science

Mark L. Johnson (born 24 May 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri) is Knight Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Oregon.[1] He is known for contributions to embodied philosophy, cognitive science and cognitive linguistics, some of which he has coauthored with George Lakoff such as Metaphors We Live By. However, he has also published on philosophical topics such as John Dewey, Immanuel Kant and ethics.


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  1. ^ "Mark L. Johnson Profile". UO Philosophy Department.

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