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Metaphors and action schemes

some themes in intellectual history

by Robert L. Schwarz

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Published by Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses in Lewisburg, PA, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Western.,
  • Intellectual life -- History.,
  • Metaphor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-277) and index.

    StatementRobert L. Schwarz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB245 .S325 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL997169M
    ISBN 100838753558
    LC Control Number96035861

    Metaphor is a poetically or rhetorically ambitious use of words, a figurative as opposed to literal use. It has attracted more philosophical interest and provoked more philosophical controversy than any of the other traditionally recognized figures of speech. Metaphors make possible the conceptualization of new ideas, enable comprehension of abstractions and complexities, provide inferential premises, imply solution rationales, and even sanction action; and they carry great rhetorical force in doing so (Lakoff, , Lakoff, Cited by:

    The backstories of various characters are presented over the course of the book. This serves to show how the climbers have a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences, strengths, and weaknesses. Krakauer also uses parallelism after the team is split up in the blizzard, retracing the same time period to describe the actions and decisions of each. Foundation metaphors were brought to the attention of a wide public first through the book Metaphors We Live By. The best short descriptions of image-mapping and image schemes are in Lakoff and Mark Turner’s More than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic .

    Figure Two types of contextual navigation: embedded links and related links. If the navigation is embedded within text, there may be an explicit indication to prepare users for more disjointed interaction, such as linking to a different content format or another site. For instance, an embedded link may be preceded or succeeded by text. Personal constructs (Kelly ), cognitive schemes (Rumelhart ), metaphors (Ortony ), folk theories of mind and behavior (Bruner , Lillard ) and theory-theories (Gopnik & Wellman ) have proved important for the construction of everyday knowledge and scientific knowledge. Through these concepts, active experience-based.


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