Re: The meme metaphor

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Mon, 16 Mar 1998 21:34:59 -0700

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Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 21:34:59 -0700
Subject: Re: The meme metaphor

>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.
>I think aristotle, some systems science people and so on have stated
>such things.

Hans, a book I found interesting on the topic of biology-sociology
metaphors is:

Maasen, S., Mendelsohn, E. and Weingart, P. Biology as Society, Society
as Biology: Metaphors.


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