The Rule of Metaphor
The Creation of Meaning in Language 3rd Revised edition
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Rule of Metaphor by Paul Ricoeur
Book DescriptionPaul Ricoeur is widely regarded as one of the most distinguished philosophers of our time. In The Rule of Metaphor he seeks 'to show how language can extend itself to its very limits, forever discovering new resonances within itself'. Recognizing the fundamental power of language in constructing the world we perceive, it is a fruitful and insightful study of how language affects how we understand the world, and is also an indispensable work for all those seeking to retrieve some kind of meaning in uncertain times.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415312806
(198mm x 129mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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* Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) is one of the most important French philosophers of the second half of the 20th century. * This volume makes available some of his key writings on the theory of interpretation, or hermeneutics, written between 1972 and 2006.
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Author Biography - Paul Ricoeur
Paul Ricoeur (1913-). One of the world's major philosophical thinkers, Professor Emeritus of the University of Paris X (Nanterre) and of the University of Chicago.
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