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Published: 22 March 1990

368 Pages | 26 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198242468

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Its Cognitive Force and Linguistic Structure

Eva Feder Kittay

A Clarendon Press Publication

Clarendon Library of Logic and Philosophy

Amply illustrated with sensitive and systematic analyses of metaphors found in literature, philosophy, science, and quotidian language, this detailed revision and refinement of the "semantic theory of metaphor" provides a comprehensive philosophical theory explaining metaphor's cognitive impact.