Conceptual Metaphor Home Page

Welcome to the Conceptual Metaphor WWW server!

This server is a research tool for cognitive scientists and others interested in the study of conceptual metaphor systems. Ongoing work in the metaphor system of English and other languages is made available here using a hypertext format which allows the reader to trace links between metaphors and thus get a better idea of the structure of the system.

Using the system

The following indices are available:

There's also a list of references you might be interested in.

There's the Metaphor ftp site.

And there's an excellent metaphor site at University of Oregon.


All material on this server is copyright (c) 1994 by George Lakoff, University of California, Berkeley, and may not be reprinted without permission.

This server and documents are maintained by:

Last revision: 3/22/94