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LINGUIST List 24.2299

Tue Jun 04 2013

Books: Metaphor in Focus: Gola, Ervas (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-May-2013
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Metaphor in Focus: Gola, Ervas (Eds)
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Title: Metaphor in Focus
Subtitle: Philosophical Perspectives on Metaphor Use
Published: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.c-s-p.org

Book URL: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/Metaphor-in-Focus--Philosophical-Perspectives-on-Metaphor-Use1-4438-4468-3.htm

Editor: Elisabetta Gola
Editor: Francesca Ervas
Hardback: ISBN: 1443844683 9781443844680 Pages: 180 Price: U.K. £ 39.99
Hardback: ISBN: 1443844683 9781443844680 Pages: 180 Price: U.S. $ 59.99
Abstract:

This book is a philosophical guide on metaphor use. Previous research concerning metaphors has focused on either the theoretical-linguistic problems or the uses in specific research fields. Although these domains share some common interests, there has been little cross-communication. The aim of this volume is to bridge the gap between the theoretical and the empirical side of the research on metaphor use, by analysing the role of metaphor over different domains of use. Therefore, while adopting a theoretical-philosophical point of view, the volume also presents the interdisciplinary connections between philosophy and other academic areas such as linguistics, cognitive science, discourse analysis, communication studies, didactics, economics, arts and political science.

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Written In: English (eng)

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