The rule of metaphor : Multi-disciplinary studies of the creation of meaning in language

by Paul Ricœur

Hardcover, 1977

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Available

Publication

Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 1977.

Description

Originally published in English in 1978, this full-scale examination of the philosophy of metaphor from Aristotle to the present, brings together and discusses significant viewpoints on metaphor held by writers in various disciplines. These include linguistics and semantics, the philosophy of language, literary criticism, and aesthetics.

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LibraryThing member ludovicofischer
Very didactic and insttructive if you are interested in philosophy of language, hermeneutics.
As a bonus, contains a reading of Aristotle's Poetics and of Derrida's La mythologie blanche.

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