Surfaces and Essences

Surfaces and Essences

Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking

eBook - 2013
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Shows how analogy-making pervades human thought at all levels, influencing the choice of words and phrases in speech, providing guidance in unfamiliar situations, and giving rise to great acts of imagination.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2013
ISBN: 9780465021581
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Sander, Emmanuel
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ShaerysVPL
Jul 25, 2018

Presents a quite compelling case for the fundamental role of analogy in thought.

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sonoraanne
May 28, 2015

Just skimmed. Interesting view of how humans think, but way too much detail for me.

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