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|InMaking Truth: Metaphor in ScienceTheodore L. Brown argues that most laypeople, and many scientists, do not have a clear understanding of how metaphor relates to scientific thinking.|
|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
|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 ...
|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.
|I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections Or the beauty of |
innuendoes, The blackbird whistling Or just after.27 I have adopted Stevens'
central metaphors to organize all chapters under uniform subtitles. Each chapter
will begin ...
|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
|This volume, in addressing the transforming power of metaphor, demonstrates how clinicians can deepen the therapeutic encounter.|
|The Challenges of Writing Science Ken Baake. of time and causality; and |
questions about whether reality at all levels behaves according to similar rules. •
Not all metaphor harmonics provide such valuable stimuli for new ideas. As in