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  1. Theory of a Practice: A Foundation for Blumenberg’s Metaphorology in Ricoeur’s Theory of Metaphor.Spencer Hawkins - 2019 - Thesis Eleven 155 (1):91-108.
    Hans Blumenberg is celebrated for demonstrating that metaphors have had a more foundational influence than concepts on European intellectual history. Many acknowledge that his insights might have achieved even greater impact if he had articulated a more explicit theory of metaphor. In 1960 Blumenberg discusses the historical formation of metaphors that have given rise to meaningful discourses on metaphysical abstractions, like God, existence, or Being, but he does not develop a general model of metaphoric language, and his work rarely engages (...)
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