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Mark Johnson (philosopher)

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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.

Mark Johnson
Born 24 May 1949 (1949-05-24) (age 69)
Kansas City, Missouri
Nationality American
Occupation Professor
Academic background
Alma mater University of Chicago
Thesis  (1977)
Doctoral advisor Paul Ricoeur and Ted Cohen
Academic work
Discipline Philosophy
Institutions University of Oregon
Southern Illinois University
Main interests
Notable works Morality for Humans - Ethical understanding from the perspective of cognitive science



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

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