I is an other : the secret life of metaphor and how it shapes the way we see the world /

Geary's adept explication of the metaphor's role in defining perceptions analyzes how metaphors are used in advertising, scientific discoveries, economics, and politics, as well as how metaphors play in conceptual comprehension and long-term memory.

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Author / Creator:Geary, James, 1962-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : HarperCollins, 2011.
Description:296 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Metaphor.
Rhetoric and psychology.
Thought and thinking.
Language and languages.
Literary style.
Rhetoric -- Psychological aspects.
Thought and thinking.
Language and languages.
Metapher.
Language and languages.
Metaphor.
Rhetoric and psychology.
Thought and thinking.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8349644
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Varying Form of Title:Secret life of metaphor and how it shapes the way we see the world
ISBN:9780061710285 : $19.99
0061710288
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:Geary's adept explication of the metaphor's role in defining perceptions analyzes how metaphors are used in advertising, scientific discoveries, economics, and politics, as well as how metaphors play in conceptual comprehension and long-term memory.