Philosophy Compass 1 (2):154-170 (2006)
|Abstract||Philosophers have often adopted a dismissive attitude toward metaphor. Hobbes (1651, ch. 8) advocated excluding metaphors from rational discourse because they “openly profess deceit,” while Locke (1690, Bk. 3, ch. 10) claimed that figurative uses of language serve only “to insinuate wrong ideas, move the passions, and thereby mislead the judgment; and so indeed are perfect cheats.” Later, logical positivists like Ayer and Carnap assumed that because metaphors like..|
|Keywords||Cognitive Science Metaphor Metaphysics Mind Psychology|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
George Lakoff (1980/2003). Metaphors We Live By. University of Chicago Press.
Elisabeth Camp (2006). Metaphor and That Certain 'Je Ne Sais Quoi'. Philosophical Studies 129 (1):1 - 25.
Samuel D. Guttenplan (2005). Objects of Metaphor. Oxford University Press.
Trevor Whittock (1990). Metaphor and Film. Cambridge University Press.
Joseph Glicksohn (2001). Metaphor and Consciousness: The Path Less Taken. Journal of Mind and Behavior 22 (4):343-364.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads124 ( #4,072 of 556,804 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #13,107 of 556,804 )
How can I increase my downloads?