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Cognitive Semantics

Dirk Geeraerts

in Theories of Lexical Semantics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198700302
eISBN:
9780191706288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198700302.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The fifth chapter describes cognitive semantics. Cognitive semantics is the psychologically and cognitively oriented approach to semantics that developed from 1980 onwards. Innovations brought to the ... More


The Embodied View

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter argues that, contrary to the claims of the proponents of the embodied approach, embodied cognitive modeling does not underwrite a new view of the fundamental relation between mind and ... More


Transforming Terror: Remembering the Soul of the World

Karin LofthusCarrington (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251021
eISBN:
9780520949454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251021.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a new paradigm for moving the world beyond violence as the first, and often only, response to violence. Through essays and poetry, prayers and meditations, it demonstrates that ... More


Metaphors for Translation

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Alongside the many words for translation are the many metaphors. Through the centuries, translation has been said to give a work new clothes or place a jewel in a different casket; to conquer, or ... More


Perspectives on Metaphor and Literary Fiction

in Michel Tournier and the Metaphor of Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238430
eISBN:
9781846313561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses metaphor in literary fiction in the context of French author Michael Tournier's works. It offers an argument rooted in the presupposition that the study of metaphor helps ... More


Two Figures: (1) Metaphor

Harry Berger

in Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of Modern Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257478
eISBN:
9780823261550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257478.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins by distinguishing between metaphor and metonymy; the former being prevalent in the modern attitude, while the latter is characteristic of the traditional attitude. It focuses on ... More


Imagery and Metaphor

J. Blake Couey

in Reading the Poetry of First Isaiah: The Most Perfect Model of the Prophetic Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198743552
eISBN:
9780191803185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743552.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores poetic images and metaphors in First Isaiah, with special attention to their historical particularity. It relies on the work of George Lakoff and Mark Turner, who define ... More


Introduction

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction presents the main argument of Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: that metaphors dramatize inward erotic experience on the early modern stage. The opening pages chart the ... More


Mathematical Metaphors Gone Wild

Roi Wagner

in Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter examines two case studies that illustrate the limitations of the cognitive theory of mathematical metaphor in accounting for the formation of actual historical mathematical life worlds. ... More


The Physics and Metaphysics of Metaphor

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This section argues that Lyly’s and Shakespeare’s characters process and experience eros through the primary metaphor of motion. These introductory pages explore the philosophical and conceptual ... More


The Word for World Is Forest: Metaphor and Empire in Science Fiction

in Science Fiction and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310249
eISBN:
9781846314018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314018.004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses that metaphors in science fiction become the ‘basis for a modern oppression’, as stated by George Lakoff and Mark Turner. This claim is then supported by examining Ursula Le ... More


The Metaphor View

Carrie Figdor

in Pieces of Mind: The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809524
eISBN:
9780191846861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809524.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 6 presents the view that psychological terms in these unexpected contexts are used metaphorically. It argues that there is no independent, non-question-begging evidence that the terms are ... More


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