The moving image: immutability, metaphors, and the time clocks tell

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University Press of America, Incorporated, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 150 pages
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Through a discussion of habit, myth, metaphor, and logic, the first section of this work is a criticism of method and the presuppositions underlying meaning. The author then presents a phenomenological meditation on clocks as metaphors of time, arguing that trees, hourglasses, mechanical clocks, and digital watches are particular metaphors of time and that they reveal beliefs about the meaning of time. Contents: include: Knowing What One Has Heard; Knowing The Time; and Digital Time as Myth.

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Contents

Knowing What One Has Heard
1
The Habits of Understanding
9
The Habits of Myth
16
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

David Suda is Assistant Professor of History at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois.

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