ROLE OF THE GENERAL SCIENTIFIC METAPHOR IN COGNITION: METAPHORS AND MYTHS

List of sections: 
History of philosophy
Mounth / Year: 
2014, February
Issue of the journal: 
2
Pages: 
34-37
Type of the article: 
Scientific article
Abstract: 

The dynamics of common scientific metaphors is traced in connection with cognition studies. Some examples of myths as consequences of literal understanding of metaphors are discussed.

Keywords: 
scientific knowledge, common knowledge, “machine metaphor”, “information metaphor”, “computer metaphor”, metaphor of “live knowledge”.
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