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Paradigms for a metaphorology

Paradigms for a metaphorology

Author: Hans Blumenberg; Robert Savage
Publisher: Itahca, New York : Cornell University Press : Cornell University Library, 2016. ©2010
Series: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First printed in paperback in 2016View all editions and formats

What role do metaphors play in philosophical language? Are they impediments to clear thinking that should be eradicated in the interests of terminological exactness? Or can they be used by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Blumenberg; Robert Savage
ISBN: 1501704354 9781501704352
OCLC Number: 930303117
Description: 152 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Metaphorics of the "mighty" truth --
Metaphorics of truth and pragmatics of knowledge --
A terminological and metaphorological cross section of the idea of truth --
Metaphorics of the "naked" truth --
Terra incognita and "incomplete universe" as metaphors of the modern relationship to the world --
Organic and mechanical background metaphorics --
Myth and metaphorics --
Terminologization of a metaphor : from "verisimilitude" to "probability" --
Metaphorized cosmology --
Geometric symbolism and metaphorics.
Series Title: Signale (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Hans Blumenberg ; translated from the German with an afterword by Robert Savage.


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