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By Brian J. McVeigh

How have figures of speech configured new ideas of time, area, and brain all through heritage? Brian J. McVeigh solutions this query in A Psychohistory of Metaphors: Envisioning Time, house, and Self in the course of the Centuries by way of exploring “meta-framing:” our ever-increasing potential to “step again” from the surroundings, seek out its regular gains to give an explanation for the surprising, and generate “as if” kinds of wisdom and metaphors of position and imaginative and prescient. This ebook 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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