Metaphors We Live By
Edition: 2nd 2003 (Reprint)
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Description: The authors argue that basic metaphors not only affect the way we communicate ideas, but actually structure our perceptions & understandings from the beginning. Bringing together perspectives from linguistics & philosophy, they offer an intriguing guide to common metaphors.
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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/15/2003
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Concepts We Live Bye|
|The Systematicity of Metaphorical Concepts|
|Metaphorical Systematicity: Highlighting and Hiding|
|Metaphor and Cultural Coherence|
|Challenges to Metaphorical Coherence|
|Some Further Examples|
|The Partial Nature of Metaphorical Structuring|
|How Is Our Conceptual System Grounded?|
|The Grounding of Structural Metaphors|
|Causation: Partly Emergent and Partly Metaphorical|
|The Coherent Structuring of Experience|
|Complex Coherences across Metaphors|
|Some Consequences for Theories of Conceptual Structure|
|Definition and Understanding|
|How Metaphor Can Give Meaning to Form|
|The Creation of Similarity|
|Metaphor, Truth, and Action|
|The Myths of Objectivism and Subjectivism|
|The Myth of Objectivism in Western Philosophy and Linguistics|
|How Metaphor Reveals the Limitations of the Myth of Objectivism|
|Some Inadequacies of the Myth of Subjectivism|
|The Experientialist Alternative: Giving New Meaning to the Old Myths|
|Understanding Afterword References|