Comment parler des livres que l'on n'a pas lus ? by Pierre Bayard

By Pierre Bayard

L’étude des différentes manières de ne pas lire un livre, des events délicates où l’on se retrouve quand il faut en parler et des moyens à mettre en œuvre pour se sortir d’affaire montre que, contrairement aux idées reçues, il est tout à fait attainable d’avoir un échange passionnant à propos d’un livre que l'on n'a pas lu, y compris, et peut-être surtout, avec quelqu’un qui ne l'a pas lu non plus.

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The Buddhist Monk blend lets us see the truth of the situation in the inputs, but not by asking us to believe that people meet themselves on mountain paths. Just so, the Debate with Kant integration network tells us about the modern philosopher's relationship to Kant and his ideas, but it does not require us to believe that the philosopher and Kant talk to each other, or even, in this case, to notice that ;I there is any blending going on. The Debate with Kant blend has twO input spaces. In one, we have the modern philosopher, making claims.

THE NETWORK MODEL The Buddhist Monk example reveals the central principles of the network model of conceptual integration. We will lay them out here. MentalSpaw Mental spaces are small conceptual packets constructed as we think and talk, for purposes of local understanding and action. In the Buddhist Monk network, we have a mental space for the ascent and another mental space for the descent. Mental spaces are connected to long-term schematic knowledge called "frames," such as the frame of walking along a path, and to long-term specific knowledge, such as a memory of the time you climbed Mount Rainier in 2001.

5-day lead over the ghost of the clipper Northtrn Light. . The word "ghost" points explicitly to the blend.

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