A Cognitive Theory of Metaphor (Bradford Books).

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Presents an original and unified cognitive theory of metaphor using philosophical arguments. Draws upon evidence from psychological experiments and theories. Notes that implications of this theory for meaning and truth with specific attention to metaphor as a speech act, the iconic meaning of metaphor, and the development of a four-valued system of truth. Numerous examples of metaphor from poetry and science are presented and analyzed to support the theory. 254p. Notes. Bibliography. Index.

Author: Earl R. Mac Cormac. 

Title: A Cognitive Theory of Metaphor (Bradford Books).

Publisher: MIT Press, 1990.

ISBN-10: 0262631245; ISBN-13: 9780262631242.

Condition: Unmarked text. Some bumps on the edges. Good.

Paperback. (#30283)

Keywords: Philosophy, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Metaphor, Poetry, 9780262631242, 0262631245, Psychology, Medicine, Mind, Brain, Behavior


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