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Metaphor and Thought

Metaphor and Thought

2nd Edition

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ANDREW ORTONY, MAX BLACK, JERROLD M. SADDOCK, L. JONATHAN COHEN, DAVID E. RUMELHART, JOHN R. SEARLE, SAMUEL R. LEVIN, JERRY L. MORGAN, DONALD A. SCHON, MICHAEL J. REDDY, GEORGE LAKOFF, RAYMOND W. GIBBS JR., ROBERT J. STERNBERG, ROGER TOURANGEAU, GEORGIA NIGRO, ALLAN PAIVIO, MARY WALSH, BRUCE FRASER, GEORGE A. MILLER, SAM GLUCKSBERG, BOAZ KEYSAR, ELLEN WINNER, HOWARD GARDNER, DEDRE GENTNER, MICHAEL JEZIORSKI, RICHARD BOYD, THOMAS S. KUHN, ZENON W. PYLYSHYN, RICHARD E. MAYER, HUGH G. PETRIE, REBECCA S. OSHLAG, THOMAS F. GREEN, THOMAS G. STICHT
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  • Date Published: March 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521405614

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  • Metaphor and Thought, first published in 1979, reflects the surge of interest in and research into the nature and function of metaphor in language and thought. In this revised and expanded second edition, the editor has invited the contributors to update their original essays to reflect any changes in their thinking. Reorganised to accommodate the shifts in central theoretical issues, the volume also includes six new chapters that present important and influential fresh ideas about metaphor that have appeared in such fields as the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science, linguistics, cognitive and clinical psychology, education and artificial intelligence.

    • The second edition has been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field
    • Includes six additional chapters presenting new and influential ideas about metaphor
    • Discusses problems ranging from the definition of metaphor to its role in language acquisition, learning, scientific thinking, and the creation of social policy
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: March 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521405614
    • length: 696 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 39 mm
    • weight: 1.01kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface to first edition
    Preface
    List of contributors
    1. Metaphor, language and thought ANDREW ORTONY
    Part I. Metaphor and Meaning:
    2. More about metaphor Max Black
    Figurative speech and linguistics Jerrold M. Saddock
    The semantics of metaphor L. Jonathan Cohen
    Some problems with the notion of literal meanings David E. Rumelhart
    Metaphor John R. Searle
    Language, concepts, and worlds: Three domains of metaphor Samuel R. Levin
    Observations on the pragmatics of metaphor Jerry L. Morgan
    Part II. Metaphor and Representation: Generative metaphor: A perspective on problem-setting in social policy Donald A. Schon
    The conduit metaphor: A case of frame conflict in our language about language Michael J. Reddy
    The contemporary theory of metaphor George Lakoff
    Process and products in making sense of tropes Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr
    Metaphor, induction, and social policy: The Convergence of macroscopic and microscopic views Robert J. Sternberg, Roger Tourangeau, and Georgia
    Part III. Metaphor and Understanding: Psychological processes in metaphor comprehension and memory Allan Paivio and Mary Walsh
    The interpretation of novel metaphors Bruce Fraser
    The role of similarity in similes and metaphors Andrew Ortony
    Images and models, Similes and Metaphors George A. Miller
    How Metaphors Work Sam Glucksberg and Boaz Keysar
    Metaphor and irony: two levels of understanding Ellen Winner and Howard Gardner
    Part IV. Metaphor and Science: The shift from metaphor to analogy in western science Dedre Gentner and Michael Jeziorski
    Metaphor and theory change: What is 'metaphor' a metaphor for? Richard Boyd
    Metaphor in science Thomas S. Kuhn
    Metaphorical imprecision and the 'top-down' research strategy Zenon W. Pylyshyn
    Part V. Metaphor and Education: The instructive metaphor: metaphoric aids to students' understanding of science Richard E. Mayer
    Metaphor and learning Hugh G. Petrie and Rebecca S. Oshlag
    Learning without metaphor Thomas F. Green
    Educational uses of metaphor Thomas G. Sticht
    References
    Index.

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    Andrew Ortony, Northwestern University, Illinois

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    ANDREW ORTONY, MAX BLACK, JERROLD M. SADDOCK, L. JONATHAN COHEN, DAVID E. RUMELHART, JOHN R. SEARLE, SAMUEL R. LEVIN, JERRY L. MORGAN, DONALD A. SCHON, MICHAEL J. REDDY, GEORGE LAKOFF, RAYMOND W. GIBBS JR., ROBERT J. STERNBERG, ROGER TOURANGEAU, GEORGIA NIGRO, ALLAN PAIVIO, MARY WALSH, BRUCE FRASER, GEORGE A. MILLER, SAM GLUCKSBERG, BOAZ KEYSAR, ELLEN WINNER, HOWARD GARDNER, DEDRE GENTNER, MICHAEL JEZIORSKI, RICHARD BOYD, THOMAS S. KUHN, ZENON W. PYLYSHYN, RICHARD E. MAYER, HUGH G. PETRIE, REBECCA S. OSHLAG, THOMAS F. GREEN, THOMAS G. STICHT

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