Bob Clarke – The Importance of Metaphor for Philosophy and Life

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/02/2021
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm




Conceptual Metaphor Theory (CMT) argues that Metaphor lies at the very centre of our understanding of the world – it structures all of our thinking. In this talk we will see how CMT accounts for its power in our lives and explains why Metaphor causes problems for us by channelling our thoughts, encouraging dogma and empowering social and political rhetoric.

This will be an online session on Zoom.  For access please click on the following link SLPC Zoom Meeting.  The meeting starts at 12:30, but the link will be open from 12:15 to allow attendees to connect before the meeting

See attached PDF Metaphor References – February 2021

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