The Rule of Metaphor: Multi-disciplinary Studies of the Creation of Meaning in Language

By Paul Ricouer and Robert Czerny

© 1981

Originally published in English in 1978, this full-scale examination of the philosophy of metaphor from Aristotle to the present, brings together and discusses significant viewpoints on metaphor held by writers in various disciplines. These include linguistics and semantics, the philosophy of language, literary criticism, and aesthetics.

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  • Series: University of Toronto Romance Series
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  • Page Count: 384 pages
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This full-scale examination of the philosophy of metaphor from Aristotle to the present, brings together and discusses significant viewpoints on metaphor held by writers in various disciplines.

The Rule of Metaphor: Multi-disciplinary Studies of the Creation of Meaning in Language

By Paul Ricouer and Robert Czerny

© 1981

Originally published in English in 1978, this full-scale examination of the philosophy of metaphor from Aristotle to the present, brings together and discusses significant viewpoints on metaphor held by writers in various disciplines. These include linguistics and semantics, the philosophy of language, literary criticism, and aesthetics.

Product Details

  • Series: University of Toronto Romance Series
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 384 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Paul Ricouer was a French philosopher best known for combining phenomenological description with hermeneutic interpretation.