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The Resource Thinking of others : on the talent for metaphor, Ted Cohen

Thinking of others : on the talent for metaphor, Ted Cohen

Label
Thinking of others : on the talent for metaphor
Title
Thinking of others
Title remainder
on the talent for metaphor
Statement of responsibility
Ted Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Thinking of Others, Ted Cohen argues that the ability to imagine oneself as another person is an indispensable human capacity--as essential to moral awareness as it is to literary appreciation--and that this talent for identification is the same as the talent for metaphor. To be able to see oneself as someone else, whether the someone else is a real person or a fictional character, is to exercise the ability to deal with metaphor and other figurative language. The underlying faculty, Cohen argues, is the same--simply the ability to think of one thing as another when it plainly is not. In an
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Ted
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton monographs in philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Metaphor
  • Empathy
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Empathy
  • Metaphor
Label
Thinking of others : on the talent for metaphor, Ted Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: The Talent for Metaphor; CHAPTER TWO: Being a Good Sport; CHAPTER THREE: From the Bible: Nathan and David; CHAPTER FOUR: Real Feelings, Unreal People; CHAPTER FIVE: More from the Bible: Abraham and God; CHAPTER SIX: More Lessons from Sports; CHAPTER SEVEN: Oneself Seen by Others; CHAPTER EIGHT: Oneself as Oneself; CHAPTER NINE: Lessons from Art; CHAPTER TEN: The Possibility of Conversation, Moral and Otherwise; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Conclusion: In Praise of Metaphor; Index
Control code
ocn432996557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 89 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400828951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612157752
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215775
  • 22573/cttmsjg
  • c9e3e5a7-add8-4218-a60c-1074c25f872f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432996557
Label
Thinking of others : on the talent for metaphor, Ted Cohen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: The Talent for Metaphor; CHAPTER TWO: Being a Good Sport; CHAPTER THREE: From the Bible: Nathan and David; CHAPTER FOUR: Real Feelings, Unreal People; CHAPTER FIVE: More from the Bible: Abraham and God; CHAPTER SIX: More Lessons from Sports; CHAPTER SEVEN: Oneself Seen by Others; CHAPTER EIGHT: Oneself as Oneself; CHAPTER NINE: Lessons from Art; CHAPTER TEN: The Possibility of Conversation, Moral and Otherwise; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Conclusion: In Praise of Metaphor; Index
Control code
ocn432996557
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 89 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400828951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612157752
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215775
  • 22573/cttmsjg
  • c9e3e5a7-add8-4218-a60c-1074c25f872f
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432996557

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