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Metaphor and Thought

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ISBN-10: 0521405610

ISBN-13: 9780521405614

Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)

Authors: Andrew Ortony

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Metaphor and Thought, first published in 1979, reflects the surge of interest in and research into the nature and function of metaphor in language and thought. In this revised and expanded second edition, the editor has invited the contributors to update their original essays to reflect any changes in their thinking. Reorganised to accommodate the shifts in central theoretical issues, the volume also includes six new chapters that present important and influential new ideas about metaphor that have appeared in such fields as the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science, linguistics, cognitive and clinical psychology, education and artificial intelligence.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Preface to first edition
Preface
List of contributors
Metaphor, language and thought ANDREW ORTONY
Metaphor and Meaning:
More about metaphor Max Black
Figurative speech and linguistics
The semantics of metaphor
Some problems with the notion of literal meanings
Metaphor
Language, concepts, and worlds: Three domains of metaphor
Observations on the pragmatics of metaphor
Metaphor and Representation: Generative metaphor
A perspective on problem-setting in social policy
The conduit metaphor: A case of frame conflict in our language about language
The contemporary theory of metaphor
Process and products in making sense of tropes
Metaphor, induction, and social policy: The Convergence of macroscopic and microscopic views
Metaphor and Understanding: Psychological processes in metaphor comprehension and memory
The interpretation of novel metaphors
The role of similarity in similes and metaphors
Images and models, Similes and Metaphors
How Metaphors Work
Metaphor and irony: two levels of understanding
Metaphor and Science: The shift from metaphor to analogy in western science
Metaphor and theory change: What is 'metaphor' a metaphor for?
Metaphor in science
Metaphorical imprecision and the 'top-down' research strategy
Metaphor and Education: The instructive metaphor: metaphoric aids to students' understanding of science
Metaphor and learning
Learning without metaphor
Educational uses of metaphor
References
Index