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Contexts of Metaphor

by Michiel Leezenberg

  • ISBN: 9780080438818
  • ISBN10: 0080438814

Contexts of Metaphor

by Michiel Leezenberg

  • List Price: $163.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
  • Publish date: 05/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780080438818
  • ISBN10: 0080438814
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Description: PrefaceIntroduction Chapters From the History of MetaphorThe Pre- and Protohistory of MetaphorPrehistorical and preliterate societiesMetaphor in Mesopotamia: Sumer and AkkadAristotle on Metaphor, Comparison, and SimilarityAbd al-Qahir al-Jurjani's Mysteries of EloquenceGiambattista Vico: Metaphor and the Origin of LanguageTwentieth-Century Views of MetaphorSemantic ApproachesReferentialist viewsDescriptivist viewsIntermezzo: metaphor in generative grammarPragmatic ApproachesThe Gricean programSearleThe Davidsonian Program: Metaphor Without MeaningConceptualist Approaches: Cognitive SemanticsMetaphor and ContextMetaphor and Context-DependenceKaplan's logic of demonstrativesContext-dependence of property expressionsMetaphor and the logic of demonstrativesA comparison: Stern's 'metaphor as demonstrative'Metaphorical AssertionStalnakerian views of assertionPragmatic intrusion: the neo-Gricean programThematic dimensions, presupposition, and assertionExtensions: scope and shift of dimensionsNovel metaphorMetaphor, Concept, and SocietyConceptualist Views of Metaphor: A Radical CritiqueExtending cognitive semantics: Gibbs & IndurkhyaA Wittgensteinian critique of conceptsMetaphor and Concept Formation: A Vygotskyan ApproachVygotsky: concepts, language, and contextSimilarity and the role of theoriesConcepts and metaphorBeyond Literal MeaningBibliographyIndex
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