Gilles Fauconnier

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1944 –

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Who is Gilles Fauconnier?

Gilles Fauconnier is a French linguist, researcher in cognitive science, and author, currently working in the U.S. He is a professor at the University of California, San Diego, in the Department of Cognitive Science.

His work with Mark Turner founded the theory of conceptual blending.

His books include:

The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind's Hidden Complexities

Amalgama Concettuale

Mappings in Thought and Language

Mental spaces: Aspects of meaning construction in natural language

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Born
Aug 19, 1944
France
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, University of Paris VII: Denis Diderot
    Art
    ( - 1976)
  • Humanities
Employment
  • University of California, San Diego
Lived in
  • California
    (1988 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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