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Metaphor, Cognitive Sciences and the Science of Life
Journal Title: PARADIGMI 
Author/s: Filomena Diodato 
Year:  2012 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  12 Pg. 181-192 FullText PDF:  100 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PARA2012-002013
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The paper examines the developments of the theory of metaphor in its relations with the second - and third - generation in cognitive science. It focuses on metaphor as an essential moment in the making of science, pointing at the difference of metaphorical processes in scientific language from those of ordinary language or rhetoric and literary discourse.
Keywords: Biology, Cognitive semantics, Cognitive science, Embodiment, Metaphor, Scientific discourse

Filomena Diodato, Metaphor, Cognitive Sciences and the Science of Life in "PARADIGMI" 2/2012, pp. 181-192, DOI:10.3280/PARA2012-002013


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