Re: references to analogy

Bill Benzon (
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 07:06:07 -0400

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Date: Tue, 10 Mar 1998 07:06:07 -0400
From: (Bill Benzon)
Subject: Re: references to analogy

>Dear memeticists,
>I am looking for references of important people stating that thinking
>by analogy of metaphor is a good way of thought, science,
>introduction of conceptual innovation and so on.

The literature is large and rapidly becoming vast, see:

George Lakoff and Mark Johnson, Metaphors We Live By
Andrew Ortony, ed. Metaphor and Thought (2nd ed.)
Lyn D. English, ed. Mathematical Reasoning: Analogies, Metaphors, and Images

Bill B

William L. Benzon 201.217.1010
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