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Mark Turner

Mark Turner's research concerns issues of mind and language. Topics include creativity, invention, conceptual and linguistic systems, conceptual projection and integration, figure and narrative in thought and language, evolutionary theory of meaning, poetics, style, and the literary mind. Traditions of influence include classical rhetoric and cognitive science.

Mark Turner's BA and MA in mathematics are from Berkeley, as are his BA, MA, and PhD in English language and literature.

Department of English
Doctoral Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
University of Maryland

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Courses taught by Mark Turner

Other Links:
Blending and Conceptual Integration
Maryland Doctoral Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science of Language at Maryland
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science in the Arts and Humanities at Maryland
Directory of Contemporary Research in Metaphor (University of Oregon)
Literature, Cognition, and the Brain
Journal of the Psychological Study of the Arts
Arob@se: Journal des lettres & sciences humaines
University of California, San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science
Rhetorical Studies Group
Language, Rhetoric, and Writing at Maryland
The Metaphor Project
Home Page: Megan Whalen Turner