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Use and Redesign in IS: Double Helix Relationships? - Page 30
by Hans-Erik Nissen, Peter Bednar, and Christine Welch (Editors) - 2007 - 324 pages
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Giambattista Vico and Anglo-American Science: Philosophy and Writing

Marcel Danesi - Philosophy - 1995 - 275 pages
...matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typically viewed as a characteristic of language alone, a matter of words rather than thought or action. The questions surrounding the differences of literal versus figurative language have a long history...
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Raum, Raumsprache und Sprachräume: zur Textsemiotik der Raumbeschreibung

Karin Wenz - Semiotics - 1997 - 257 pages
...a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typically viewed äs characteristic of language alone, a matter of words...or action. For this reason, most people think they get along perfectly well without metaphor. We have found, on the contrary, that metaphor is pervasive...
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Researching and Applying Metaphor

Graham Low, Lynne Cameron - Foreign Language Study - 1999 - 295 pages
This book demonstrates how metaphor needs to be researched using multiple methods of investigation.
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Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook

Marcel Danesi, Paul Perron - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 413 pages
...and the rhetorical flourish — a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typically viewed as characteristic of...language alone, a matter of words rather than thought and action... We have found, on the contrary, that metapnor is pervasive in everyday life, not just...
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Rivers of Paradise: Moses, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, and Muhammad As ...

David Noel Freedman, Michael McClymond - Religion - 2000 - 716 pages
...Johnson, in Metaphors We Live By (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980), make the following claim: "Most people think they can get along perfectly well...contrary, that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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Towards New Ways of Terminology Description: The Sociocognitive-approach

Rita Temmerman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 258 pages
...rhetorical flourish — a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language (3). and secondly, metaphor is typically viewed as characteristic of...alone, a matter of words rather than thought or action (3). We have not found explicit rejection of metaphor as a device of the poetic imagination in the...
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La traduzione

Susan Petrilli - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 283 pages
...imagination and the rhetorical flourish - a matter of extraordinary rather than ordinary language. Moreover, metaphor is typically viewed as characteristic of...language alone, a matter of words rather than thought of action. For this reason, most people think they can get along perfectly well without metaphor. We...
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Designing Information Spaces: The Social Navigation Approach: The Social ...

Kristina Höök, David Benyon, Alan J. Munro - Computers - 2003 - 454 pages
...to show that metaphor is an integral part of thought and action: Metaphor is typically viewed as a characteristic of language alone, a matter of words rather than thought or action ... that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life, not just in language, but in thought and action. Our...
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Familiar Stranger: An Introduction to Jesus of Nazareth

Michael James McClymond - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 212 pages
...Johnson, in Metaphors We Live By (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980l, make the following claim: "Most people think they can get along perfectly well...contrary, that metaphor is pervasive in everyday life. . . . Our ordinary conceptual system, in terms of which we both think and act, is fundamentally metaphorical...
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Sterben auf Deutsch - Untersuchung zur Metapherntheorie nach Lakoff & Johnson

Ira Schiwek - 2007 - 68 pages
...Wahrnehmung erfolgt demnach metaphorisch und wird auf komplexe und abstrakte Begriffe übertragen. „(...) most people think they can get along perfectly well...metaphor. We have found, on the contrary, that metaphor is pervaise in everyday life, not just in language but in thought and action." (Lakoff/Johnson 1980: 3)...
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