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Analogy and Metaphor

Richard Swinburne

in Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212460
eISBN:
9780191707193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212460.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Words in two sentences are used univocally if (and only if) there are the same syntactic and semantic criteria for their use; analogically if there are largely the same criteria; equivocally if there ... More


Afterword: Daemons

Frederic Wakeman

in Spymaster: Dai Li and the Chinese Secret Service

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234079
eISBN:
9780520928763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234079.003.0026
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explains the reasons for studying and writing about Dai Li and the Nationalist secret service of China. It explains that despite what has been written and what is known about Dai Li, he ... More


Analogy and Metaphor

Richard Swinburne

in Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239680
eISBN:
9780191598562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239688.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Following J. Ross, I argue that words in two sentences are used univocally if they have the same synonyms, antonyms, determinates, determinables, etc.; analogically if they have some of the same ... More


Misrepresentation, Redundancy, Equivocity, Emptiness (and Swampman)

Ruth Garrett Millikan

in Beyond Concepts: Unicepts, Language, and Natural Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198717195
eISBN:
9780191785948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717195.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Over the long run, failures of function are the rule rather than the exception for biological systems, being mostly due not to malfunction but to external conditions not historically “Normal” for ... More


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