Written in response to the growing interest within the area, in this 2008 book a distinguished cast of authors explore the significance of metaphor in language, thought, culture, and artistic expression. Presenting cutting-edge findings within a broader context than many other publications, they cover disciplines varying from music, mathematics, business and law.
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"...There are 28 chapters distributed across the five general sections of the book...worthy of highlighting for its excellence or other noteworthiness...all 28 chapters have valuable points for consideration and will be of interest to psychologists who are interested in the topic of communication..."
--Thomas F. Cloonan, PsycCRITIQUES [August 5, 2009, Vol. 54, Release 31, Article 6]
"[Gibbs] has edited a fine, wide-ranging collection of articles on metaphor and thought...Each writer remains true to his or her discipline and fills out the picture of what is known about the crucial role of metaphor in human thought and culture...Recommended..."
--S. Satris, Clemson University, CHOICE
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