On Metaphoring: A Research Proposal
3 Pages Posted: 4 Feb 2011
Date Written: 1999
In this working paper that is a summary of the lecture I gave at the CNR in Rome in 1999 I attempt to claim that metaphors may be seen as acts similar to assertions, promises, criticisms, or lying. In some respect my proposal hints at viewing metaphor as a special kind of speech acts (I metaphor that X…).
Keywords: metaphor, tropes, semantic knowledge, speech act, discreteness
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Vidanovic, Djordje, On Metaphoring: A Research Proposal (1999). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1754208 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1754208
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