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Johnson, Mark

  • [2008]  The Meaning of the Body: aesthetics of human understanding. University of Chicago Press, 2008
  • [2007]  The Meaning of the Body: aesthetics of human understanding. University of Chicago Press, 2007
  • [2003]  Metaphors We Live By. University of Chicago Press, 2003 (Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark)
  • [1999]  Philosophy in the Flesh: the embodied mind and its challenge to western thought, Basic Books, 1999 (Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark)
  • [1987]  The Body in the Mind: the bodily basis of meaning, imagination, and reason. University of Chicago Press, 1987.
  • [1980]  The Metaphorical Structure of the Human Conceptual System. Cognitive Science, 4, 1980, pp. 195-208 (Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark)
  • [1980]  Metaphors We Live By. University of Chicago Press, 1980 [summary] (Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark)
  • [1980]  George Lakoff and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1980 (Lakoff, George / Johnson, Mark)

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[2016]:  Global Incomprehension of Increasing Violence Matching incapacity to question the reason why [Refs]

[2016]:  A Subjective Objection: Objecting to Subjection Interplay of questions enabling transcendence of fundamental dilemmas? [Refs]

[2016]:  Reversing the Anthem of Europe to Signal Distress Transcending crises of governance via reverse music and reverse speech? [Refs]

[2016]:  Concordian Mandala as a Symbolic Nexus Insights from dynamics of a pentagonal configuration of nonagons in 3D [Refs]

[2016]:  Unquestioned Bias in Governance from Direction of Reading? Political implications of reading from left-to-right, right-to-left, or top-down [Refs]

[2016]:  Engaging with Hyperreality through Demonique and Angelique? Mnemonic clues to global governance from mathematical theology and hyperbolic tessellation [Refs]

[2016]:  Evoking Castalia as Envisaged, Entoned and Embodied -- informed by the bertsolitaria process ? The great game informed by the bertsolaritza cultural process? [Refs]

[2016]:  Destabilizing Multipolar Society through Binary Decision-making Alternatives to 2-stroke democracy suggested by 4-sided ball games [Refs]

[2015]:  Coming Out as a Radical -- or Coming In? Risks of cultivating negative capability in a caliphate of normality [Refs]

[2015]:  Radicalisation of Existence and Identity Recognizing the global emergence and influence of daimonic dynamics [Refs]

[2015]:  Changing Patterns using Transformation Pathways Exploring camp-us inspiration by an alien world view as a metaphor [Refs]

[2015]:  Embodying Global Hegemony through a Sustaining Pattern of Discourse Cognitive challenge of dominion over all one surveys [Refs]

[2015]:  Eliciting Insight from Covert Operations by US Understanding global governance otherwise in response to THEM [Refs]

[2015]:  Enhancing Strategic Discourse Systematically using Climate Metaphors Widespread comprehension of system dynamics in weather patterns as a resource [Refs]

[2014]:  Quantum Wampum Essential to Navigating Ragnarok Thrival in crisis through embodying turbulent flow [Refs]

[2014]:  The-O Ring and The Bull Ring as Spectacular Archetypes Dramatic correlation of theatre, theory, theorem, theology, and theosophy [Refs]

[2014]:  Representation of Creative Processes through Dynamics in Three Dimensions Global insight from spherical reframing of mandalas, the zodiac and the enneagram [Refs]

[2014]:  Reimagining Tesla's Creativity through Technomimicry Psychosocial empowerment by imagining charged conditions otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Embodying a Hypercomplex of Unhygienic Nescience Questionable connectivity enabling apprehension of matters otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management [Refs]

[2014]:  Comprehension of Numbers Challenging Global Civilization Number games people play for survival [Refs]

[2014]:  Radical Cognitive Mirroring of Globalization Dynamically inning the unquestioningly outed [Refs]

[2014]:  Metascience Enabling Upgrades to the Scientific Process Beyond Science 2.0 in the light of polyhedral metaphors? [Refs]

[2014]:  Resource Insights from Plus or Minus 12 People on a Liferaft Thought experiment to highlight global dilemmas in a comprehensible context [Refs]

[2014]:  Is the World View of a Holy Father Necessarily Full of Holes? Mysterious theological black holes engendering global crises [Refs]

[2014]:  Engendering Viable Global Futures through Hemispheric Integration A radical challenge to individual imagination [Refs]

[2014]:  Investing Attention Essential to Viable Growth Radical self-reflexive reappropriation of financial skills and insights [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages Requisite simplexity for sustainable comprehension of complexity [Refs]

[2014]:  Encycling Problematic Wickedness for Potential Humanity Imagining a future Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential [Refs]

[2014]:  Corpus Callosum of the Global Brain? Locating the integrative function within the world wide web [Refs]

[2014]:  Anticipating When Blackbirds Sing Chinese Conversion from tweets to songbites to ensure integrity of communication [Refs]

[2014]:  Life-skill Learning from Animal Shareholders and Collaborators Cognitive opportunity for engaging radically with a complex world in crisis [Refs]

[2014]:  Transcending an Asystemic View of Life Review of The Systems View of Life: a unifying vision [Refs]

[2014]:  Now as the Ultimate Cognitive Strange Attractor A continuing invitation down the rabbit hole ? [Refs]

[2014]:  Being neither Dead nor Alive But how to know now? [Refs]

[2013]:  Psychosocial Implication of Without Within Enjoying going solar for oneself [Refs]

[2013]:  Wholth as Sustaining Dynamic of Health and Wealth Cognitive dynamics sustaining the meta-pattern that connects [Refs]

[2013]:  Being Neither a-Waving Nor a-Parting Cognitive implications of wave-particle duality in the light of science and spirituality [Refs]

[2013]:  Being a Potential Waveform as an Experiential Choice Emergent dynamic qualities of identity and integrity [Refs]

[2013]:  Encountering Otherness as a Waveform In the light of a wave theory of being [Refs]

[2013]:  World Futures Conference as Catastrophic Question From performance to morphogenesis and transformation [Refs]

[2013]:  Eliciting a Universe of Meaning Within a global information society of fragmenting knowledge and relationships [Refs]

[2013]:  Risk-enhancing Cognitive Implications of the Basic Mathematical Operations ADD, MULTIPLY, DIVIDE and SUBTRACT [Refs]

[2013]:  Marrying an Other whatever the Form Reframing and Extending the Understanding of Marriage [Refs]

[2013]:  Law and Order vs. Lore and Orders? Imagining otherwise the forceful engagement of singularity with plurality [Refs]

[2013]:  Psychosocial Implication in Gamma Animation Epimemetics for a Brave New World [Refs]

[2013]:  Potential of Feynman Diagrams for Challenging Psychosocial Relationships? Comprehending the neglect of an unexplored possibility [Refs]

[2013]:  Metaphors To Die By Correspondences between a collapsing civilization, culture or group, and a dying person [Refs]

[2013]:  Affinity, Diaspora, Identity, Reunification, Return Reimagining possibilities of engaging with place and time [Refs]

[2013]:  Vigorous Application of Derivative Thinking to Derivative Problems Transcending bewailing, hand-wringing and emotional blackmail [Refs]

[2012]:  In Quest of a Dynamic Pattern of Transformations Sensing the strange attractor of an emerging Rosetta Stone [Refs]

[2012]:  Unthought as Cognitive Foundation of Global Civilization Implications of God, debt, overpopulation, waste, negligence, encroachment and death? [Refs]

[2012]:  Swastika as Dynamic Pattern Underlying Psychosocial Power Processes Implicate order of Knight's move game-playing sustaining creativity, exploitation and impunity [Refs]

[2012]:  Being a Poem in the Making Engendering a Multiverse through Musing [Refs]

[2012]:  Enactivating Multiversal Community Hearing a pattern of voices in the global wilderness [Refs]

[2012]:  Implication of Indwelling Intelligence in Global Confidence-building Sustaining the construction and dynamic of psychosocial reality through questioning [Refs]

[2012]:  Experience of Cognitive Implication in Fundamental Geometry Unexamined metaphoric framing of strategic discourse [Refs]

[2012]:  Way Round Cognitive Ground Zero and Pointlessness? Embodying the Geometry of Fundamental Cognitive Dynamics [Refs]

[2012]:  Transforming the Art of Conversation Conversing as the transformative science of development [Refs]

[2011]:  Freedom, Democracy, Justice: Isolated Nouns or Interwoven Verbs? Illusory quest for qualities and principles dynamically disguised [Refs]

[2011]:  Triangulation of Incommensurable Concepts for Global Configuration  [Refs]

[2011]:  Reframing the Dynamics of Engaging with Otherness Triadic correspondences between Topology, Kama Sutra and I Ching [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy Requisite technology for collective enlightenment [Refs]

[2011]:  Anticipating Future Strategic Triple Whammies In the light of earthquake-tsunami-nuclear misconceptions [Refs]

[2011]:  Implication of Toroidal Transformation of the Crown of Thorns: Design challenge to enable integrative comprehension Design challenge to enable integrative comprehension of global dynamics [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World Cognitive recycling of objects of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2011]:  Eliciting a 12-fold Pattern of Generic Operational Insights Recognition of memory constraints on collective strategic comprehension [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges [Refs]

[2011]:  ¿ Higher Education ∞ Meta-education ? Transforming cognitive enabling processes increasingly unfit for purpose [Refs]

[2011]:  Strategic Complexity 8 Attracting Consensus Klein is beautiful 8Sustaining identity in time [Refs]

[2011]:  The Consensus Delusion Mysterious attractor undermining global civilization as currently imagined [Refs]

[2011]:  Primary Global Reserve Currency: the Con? Cognitive implications of a prefix for sustainable confidelity [Refs]

[2011]:  En-joying the World through En-joying Oneself Eliciting the potential of globalization through cognitive radicalization [Refs]

[2011]:  Embodiment of Change: Comprehension, Traction and Impact? Discovering enabling questions for the future [Refs]

[2011]:  In-forming the Chalice as an Integrative Cognitive Dynamic Sustaining the Holy Grail of Global Governance [Refs]

[2010]:  Epistemological Panic in the face of Nonduality Does nothing matter? [Refs]

[2010]:  From Changing the Strategic Game to Changing the Strategic Frame Missing cognitive possibility in changing the system not the planet [Refs]

[2010]:  Warp and Weft of Future Governance Ninefold interweaving of incommensurable threads of discourse [Refs]

[2010]:  Circulation of the Light: Essential metaphor of global sustainability? [Refs]

[2010]:  Cognitive Implications of Lifestyle Diseases of Rich and Poor Transforming personal entanglement with the natural environment [Refs]

[2010]:  Engendering Invagination and Gastrulation of Globalization Reconstructive insights from the sciences and the humanities [Refs]

[2010]:  Re-Emergence of the Language of the Birds through Twitter? Harmonising the configuration of pattern-breaking interjections and expletives [Refs]

[2010]:  Cultivating Global Strategic Fantasies of Choice Learnings from Islamic Al-Qaida and the Republican Tea Party movement [Refs]

[2010]:  Enacting Transformative Integral Thinking through Playful Elegance A Symposium at the End of the Universe? [Refs]

[2010]:  Implication of Personal Despair in Planetary Despair Avoiding entrapment in hopeful anticipation [Refs]

[2009]:  Us and Them: Relating to Challenging Others Patterns in the shadow dance between good and evil [Refs]

[2009]:  Geometry of Thinking for Sustainable Global Governance Cognitive Implication of Synergetics [Refs]

[2009]:  Periodic Pattern of Human Life The Periodic Table as a metaphor of lifelong learning [Refs]

[2009]:  In Quest of a Job vs Engendering Employment Escaping economic disempowerment through enabling metaphors and software [Refs]

[2009]:  Geometry, Topology and Dynamics of Identity Cognitive implication in fundamental strategic questions and dilemmas [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes  [Refs]

[2009]:  Existential Embodiment of Externalities Radical cognitive engagement with environmental categories and disciplines [Refs]

[2009]:  United Nations Overpopulation Denial Conference Exploring the underside of climate change [Refs]

[2009]:  Facism as Superficial Intercultural Extremism Burkha, toplessness, sunglasses, beards, and flu masks [Refs]

[2008]:  Self-reflexive Challenges of Integrative Futures  [Refs]

[2008]:  Dynamics of Symmetry Group Theorizing Comprehension of psycho-social implication [Refs]

[2008]:  Polyhedral Pattern Language: Software facilitation of emergence, representation and transformation of psycho-social organization [Refs]

[2008]:  Self-reflective Embodiment of Transdisciplinary Integration (SETI): the universal criteria of species maturity? The universal criterion of species maturity? [Refs]

[2008]:  Stepping into, or through, the Mirror: embodying alternative scenario patterns [Refs]

[2008]:  Topology of Valuing: dynamics of collective engagement with polyhedral value configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Psychodynamics of Collective Engagement with Polyhedral Value Configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Polyhedral Empowerment of Networks through Symmetry: psycho-social implications for organization and global governance [Refs]

[2008]:  Sustainability through Magically Dancing Patterns 9x9, 19x19 -- I Ching, Tao Te Ching / T'ai Hsuan Ching, Weiqi (Go) [Refs]

[2008]:  Towards Polyhedral Global Governance: complexifying oversimplistic strategic metaphors [Refs]

[2008]:  Irresponsible Dependence on a Flat Earth Mentality -- in response to global governance challenges  [Refs]

[2008]:  In Quest of Optimism Beyond the Edge: through avoidance of the answering process [Refs]

[2008]:  Climate of Change Misrepresented as Climate Change Insights from metaphorical confusion [Refs]

[2008]:  Animation of Classical BaGua Arrangements: a dynamic representation of Neti Neti  [Refs]

[2007]:  Transforming Static Websites into Mobile "Wizdomes": enabling change through intertwining dynamic and configurative metaphors [Refs]

[2007]:  Tuning a Periodic Table of Religions, Epistemologies and Spirituality: including the sciences and other belief systems  [Refs]

[2007]:  Human Intercourse: Intercourse with Nature and Intercourse with the Other [Refs]

[2007]:  Potential Psychosocial Significance of Monstrous Moonshine: an exceptional form of symmetry as a Rosetta stone for cognitive frameworks [Refs]

[2007]:  Climbing Elven Stairways: DNA as a macroscopic metaphor of polarized psychodynamics  [Refs]

[2007]:  Archetypal Otherness -- "DNA vs. I Ching": Climbing Elven Stairways (Part B) [Refs]

[2007]:  Conditions of Objective, Subjective and Embodied Cognition: mnemonic systems for memetic coding of complexity  [Refs]

[2006]:  Governance through Pattern Language: creative cognitive engagement contrasted with abdication of responsibility  [Refs]

[2006]:  Council of the Whys: emergent wisdom through configuration of why-question dynamics [Refs]

[2006]:  Enactivating a Cognitive Fusion Reactor: Imaginal Transformation of Energy Resourcing (ITER-8) [Refs]

[2006]:  Hyperaction through Hypercomprehension and Hyperdrive: necessary complement to hypertext proliferation in hypersociety Necessary complement to proliferation of hypermedia in hypersociety [Refs]

[2006]:  Handing Over: Handy metaphors for the communication of intent [Refs]

[2006]:  Walking Elven Pathways: enactivating the pattern that connects [Refs]

[2006]:  Epistemological Challenge of Cognitive Body Odour: exploring the underside of dialogue [Refs]

[2004]:  Errorism vs Terrorism?: Encroachment, Complicity, Denial and Terraism [Refs]

[2003]:  Tank-thoughts from Think-tanks: constraining metaphors on developing global governance Metaphors constraining development of global governance [Refs]

[2003]:  Backside to the Future: coherence and conflation of dominant strategic metaphors [Refs]

[2002]:  Navigating Alternative Conceptual Realities: clues to the dynamics of enacting new paradigms through movement [Refs]

[1998]:  Being Other Wise: dynamics of a meaningfully sustainable lifestyle Clues to the dynamics of a meaningfully sustainable lifestyle [Refs]

[1994]:  Transdisciplinarity-3 as the Emergence of Patterned Experience (Part II) Transcending duality as the conceptual equivalent of learning to walk (Part II) [Refs]

[1994]:  Developing a Metaphorical Language for the Future [Refs]

[1993]:  Bibliographical References and Notes: Poetry-making and Policy-making (Part O) [Refs]

[1993]:  Metaphor as a Language for Global Governance [Refs]

[1993]:  La Métaphore: une ressource mal-explorée pour l'éco-développement durable Une ressource mal-exploree pour l'eco-developpement durable [Refs]

[1992]:  Metaphor and the Language of Futures [Refs]

[1991]:  Metaphors as Transdisciplinary Vehicles of the Future [Refs]

[1991]:  Les Metaphores comme Vehicules Transdisciplinaires de l'Avenir [Refs]

[1991]:  Comprehensible Policy-making: Guiding Metaphors and Configuring Choices (Part II) [Refs]

[1987]:  Governance Through Metaphor [Refs]