9781840145199

The Roots of Metaphor

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  • ISBN13:

    9781840145199

  • ISBN10:

    1840145196

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-02-01
  • Publisher: Ashgate Pub Ltd

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Summary

Addressed to the non-specialist, this volume advances a new theory of metaphor by drawing on a range of disciplines including the neurophysiology of language, psychology, philosophy of language and aesthetics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The scope of aesthetics
The biology of information
Personal knowledge and personal constructs
Language, fantasy and psychoanalysis
The nature of metaphor
The aesthetic response
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