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By Brian J. McVeigh

How have figures of speech configured new techniques of time, house, and brain all through historical past? Brian J. McVeigh solutions this query in A Psychohistory of Metaphors: Envisioning Time, area, and Self during the Centuries via exploring “meta-framing:” our ever-increasing power to “step again” from the surroundings, hunt down its generic gains to give an explanation for the unusual, and generate “as if” types of wisdom and metaphors of place and imaginative and prescient. This e-book demonstrates how analogizing and abstracting have altered spatio-visual perceptions, increasing our introspective services and permitting us to conform to altering social situations.

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