Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge by Sabine Maasen
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Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge
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Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge

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Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge by Sabine Maasen

Book Description

This book opens up a new route to the study of knowledge dynamics and the sociology of knowledge. The focus is on the role of metaphors as powerful catalysts, and the book dissects their role in the construction of theories of knowledge. It is of vital interest to social and cognitive scientists alike.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415208024
ISBN-10: 0415208025
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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