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I Is an Other The Secret Life of Metaphor and How It Shapes the Way We See the World

ISBN-10: 0061710296
ISBN-13: 9780061710292
Edition: 2012
Authors: James Geary
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/24/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

James Geary is the author of Geary's Guide to the World's Great Aphorists and the New York Times bestseller The World in a Phrase .

Foreword
Why I is an Other
Metaphor and Thought
All Shook Up
Metaphor and Etymology
Language is Fossil Poetry
Metaphor and Money
How High Can a Dead Cat Bounce?
Metaphor and the Mind
Imagining an Apple in Someone's Eye
Metaphor and Advertising
Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads in Them
Metaphor and the Brain
Bright Sneezes and Loud Sunlight
Metaphor and the Body
Anger is a Heated Fluid in a Container
Metaphor and Politics
Freedom Fries and Liberty Cabbage
Metaphor and Pleasure
Experience is a Comb that Nature Gives to Bald Men
Metaphor and Children
How Should One Refer to the Sky?
Metaphor and Science
The Earth is Like a Rice Pudding
Metaphor and Parables and Proverbs
Mighty Darn Good Lies
Metaphor and Innovation
Make it Strange
Metaphor and Psychology
A Little Splash of Color From my Mother
Backword
The Logic of Metaphor
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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