Over the last few decades there has been a phenomenal growth of interest in metaphor as a device which extends or revises our perception of the world. Clive Cazeaux examines the relationship between metaphor, art and science, against the backdrop of modern European philosophy and, in particular, the work of Kant, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty. He contextualizes recent theories of the cognitive potential of metaphor within modern European philosophy and explores the impact which the notion of cognitive metaphor has on key positions and concepts within aesthetics, epistemology and the philosophy of science.
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Author Biography - Clive Cazeaux
Clive Cazeaux is Reader in Aesthetics at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. He is the editor of The Continental Aesthetics Reader (Routledge, 2000), and the author of articles on metaphor, phenomenological aesthetics, and the relation between art and knowledge.