Mark Johnson (philosopher)
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|Born||24 May 1949 (age 67)
Kansas City, Missouri
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Doctoral advisor||Paul Ricoeur and Ted Cohen|
|Institutions||University of Oregon
Southern Illinois University
|Notable works||Morality 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. 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.
- Morality for Humans: Ethical Understanding from the Perspective of Cognitive Science, University of Chicago Press, 2014.
- The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding, University of Chicago Press, 2007.
- Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought (coauthored with George Lakoff), Basic Books, 1999.
- Moral Imagination: Implications of Cognitive Science for Ethics, University of Chicago Press, 1993.
- The Body in the Mind: The Bodily Basis of Meaning, Imagination, and Reason, University of Chicago Press, 1987.
- Philosophical Perspectives on Metaphor, University of Minnesota, 1981.
- Metaphors We Live By (coauthored with George Lakoff), University of Chicago Press, 1980; revised 2003.
- American philosophy
- Cognitive neuroscience
- Cognitive semantics
- Conceptual blending
- Embodied cognition
- Embodied cognitive science
- List of American philosophers
- Philosophy of mind
- Situated cognition
- "Mark L. Johnson Profile". UO Philosophy Department.
- "We Are Live Creatures: Embodiment, American Pragmatism, and the Cognitive Organism" (co-author, Tim Rohrer) (Link is to archived final pre-press draft.) In Body, Language, and Mind, vol. 1. Zlatev, Jordan; Ziemke, Tom; Frank, Roz; Dirven, René (eds.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007.