Gilles Fauconnier

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Gilles Fauconnier (born on August 19, 1944) is a French linguist, researcher in cognitive science, and author. Since 2008, he has been working in the Department of Cognitive Science, University of California at San Diego, USA.
His research interests rang from blending and conceptual integration, mental space, cognitive linguistics, analogy, metaphor, integration. His work with Mark Turner founded the theory of conceptual blending.
Main Publications
The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending and the Mind’s Hidden Complexities (with Mark Turner) (2002)
Amalgama Concettuale (with Mark Turner)
Mappings in Thought and Language
Mental spaces: Aspects of meaning construction in natural language



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