Metaphor Wars

Metaphor Wars

Conceptual Metaphors in Human Life

Gibbs, Raymond W., Jr.

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

The study of metaphor is now firmly established as a central topic within cognitive science and the humanities. This book explores the critical role that conceptual metaphors play in language, thought, cultural and expressive actions. It evaluates the arguments and evidence for and against conceptual metaphors across academic disciplines.
1. What are metaphor wars?; 2. Conceptual metaphor analysis; 3. Identifying metaphors in language; 4. Inferring conceptual metaphors from language; 5. Psychology of conceptual metaphors in verbal metaphor use; 6. Conceptual metaphors in multimodal experience; 7. Conclusion and the future; Endnotes; References; Index.
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