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Metaphor in context

Author: Josef Stern
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Josef Stern addresses the question: Given the received conception of the form and goals of semantic theory, does metaphorical interpretation, in whole or part, fall within its scope? The many philosophers, linguists, and cognitive scientists writing on metaphor over the past two decades have generally taken for granted that metaphor lies outside, if not in opposition to, received conceptions of semantics and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Stern
ISBN: 0262194392 9780262194396
OCLC Number: 44075962
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xvii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Sources --
1. Metaphorical Competence --
2. From Metaphorical Use to Metaphorical Meaning --
3. Themes from Demonstrations --
4. Knowledge of Metaphor --
5. Knowledge by Metaphorical Content --
6. Metaphorical Character and Metaphorical Meaning --
7. Knowledge by Metaphorical Character --
8. From the Metaphorical to the Literal --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: Josef Stern.

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Josef Stern addresses the question: Given the received conception of the form and goals of semantic theory, does metaphorical interpretation, in whole or part, fall within its scope?  Read more...

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