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Where Mathematics Come From: How The Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics Into Being

George Lakoff, Rafael Nunez

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Prose: non-fiction, Science: general issues

This book is about mathematical ideas, about what mathematics means-and why. Abstract ideas, for the most part, arise via conceptual metaphor-metaphorical ideas projecting from the way we function in the everyday physical world. Where Mathematics Comes From argues that conceptual metaphor plays a central role in mathematical ideas within the cognitive unconscious-from arithmetic and algebra to sets and logic to infinity in all of its forms.

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