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Things: Papers on Objects, Events, and Properties

Stephen Yablo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199266487
eISBN:
9780191594274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266487.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book contains a collection of twelve metaphysical chapters that address a range of first-order topics, including identity, coincidence, essence, causation, and properties. Some first-order ... More


Objects of Metaphor

Samuel Guttenplan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280896
eISBN:
9780191602627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280894.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Objects of Metaphor offers a philosophical account of the phenomenon of metaphor which is radically different from others in the literature. Yet for all its difference, the underlying ... More


Introduction

Samuel Guttenplan

in Objects of Metaphor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280896
eISBN:
9780191602627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280894.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter provides a brief discussion on what a philosophical account of metaphor should aim for, as well as a characterization of the goals and strategy in providing yet another such ... More


Conclusion

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/9780853238430.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on metaphor in literary fiction in the context of French author Michael Tournier's works, suggesting that the works of Tournier impart an imaginary ... More


Further Observations on Radak's Use of Rabbinic Interpretations

Naomi Grunhaus

in The Challenge of Received Tradition: Dilemmas of Interpretation in Radak's Biblical Commentaries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199858408
eISBN:
9780199979899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858408.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In addition to the ubiquitous polarized construct, Radak uses several other “dual interpretation” formats to offer peshat alongside derash. At times he appends a rabbinic tradition to a peshat ... More


Metaphor and Likeness

James Grant

in The Critical Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199661794
eISBN:
9780191748318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661794.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

This chapter defends a claim about what metaphors communicate and how we understand them. This claim is called ‘the Minimal Thesis’. If the Minimal Thesis is right, then, contrary to what many ... More


Borrowed PATH verbs in Middle English: Preliminary considerations

Judith Huber

in Motion and the English Verb: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657802
eISBN:
9780190657833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657802.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 8 presents the hypotheses about the early use of borrowed path verbs in Middle English which will be investigated in chapter 9: Previous research suggests that these path verbs, which have ... More


Borrowed PATH verbs in Middle English

Judith Huber

in Motion and the English Verb: A Diachronic Study

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657802
eISBN:
9780190657833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657802.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, English Language

Chapter 9 analyses the use of the path verbs enter, ish/issue, descend, avale, ascend, mount, and amount in Middle English autonomous texts and translations from French and Latin, focusing on their ... More


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