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|Closely reading the public address of scientists and politicians and the reception of their audiences, this book shows how the frontier of science metaphor constrains American speakers, helping to guide the ends of scientific research in ...|
|The culturally-bound nature of metaphor and the implications for their role in |
science education is taken up by Tobin. ... It seems that the term metaphor can be
applied to all comparisons that feature the identification of some similarity
|Secondly, the focus of this dissertation will be on the proper role of metaphor in |
science. All the philosophers of science whose work I will critique in the next
section assume that an interaction view of metaphor is the best way to account for
|to form a theory of psychoanalysis based strictly on functional correlations which |
have shed all metaphorical impurities, and that he has found a key to ... This led
to the statement all in italics; “All science is the systematic use of metaphor” (p.
|Metaphors Extend Our Conceptual Framework Metaphor is important because it |
provides us with a way of moving from known ideas and familiar ... The use of
metaphor to extend our concepts in science is legendary: the Bohr model of the
atom uses the structure of the solar system, ... All of these examples use
metaphors to illuminate concepts which extended beyond our current conceptual
|Brown Book, shows how Augustine's difficulties about the meaning of time in The |
Confessions all stem from his sense of time as a river. Because this metaphor is
built so deeply into Augustine's psyche, he does not believe it is a metaphor at ...
|As Verene (1984) has also remarked, metaphor is the first of the operations |
which the mind employs for knowing. Jupiter, for instance, represents "the first of
all the human thoughts of nobility" (New Science: 447), the first word, the first ...
|Good writing is of course scarce in all fields; in science education it is both more |
needed and less frequent. ... In what I have said, I have associated myself with
both of two competing views of metaphor: I see metaphor acting sometimes as a
|"Science constructs its objects": is this a metaphor? It does not necessarily mean anyway that the real does not pre-exist.|
|In terms of theoretical frameworks we can talk about a root metaphor which is a |
fundamental image of the world on which ... The idea of metaphors as a central
element in social science (and perhaps in all science) has created a lot of debate
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