Metaphor and Thought

Metaphor and Thought


Metaphor and inspiration displays the surge of curiosity in and learn into the character and serve as of metaphor in language and concept. Philosophers, psychologists, linguists, and educators bring up severe questions about the viability of the normal contrast among the literal and the metaphorical, discussing difficulties starting from the definition of metaphor to its position in language acquistion, studying, clinical considering, and the production of social coverage. within the moment variation, the members have up to date their unique essays to mirror adjustments of their fields. the amount additionally comprises six new chapters that current vital and influential new principles approximately metaphor that experience seemed in such fields because the philosophy of language and the philosophy of technological know-how, linguistics, cognitive and medical psychology, schooling, and synthetic intelligence. The ebook will function a very good graduate-level textbook in cognitive psychology, linguistics, and synthetic intelligence.

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