Objects of Metaphor

Objects of Metaphor


Objects of Metaphor places ahead a philosophical account of metaphor noticeably various from these at present on supply. robust and versatile sufficient to deal with the syntactic complexity usual of real metaphor, it bargains novel conceptions of the connection among simile and metaphor, the idea of useless metaphor, and the belief of metaphor as a powerful theoretic style. with no denying that metaphor can occasionally be simply decorative, Guttenplan justifies the view of metaphor as primary to language and the learn of language. His publication should be of serious curiosity not just to philosophers during this box, but additionally to these operating throughout psychology and linguistics.

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