Figurativity and Human Ecology

| Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
| Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
| Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
ISBN 9789027211644 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
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ISBN 9789027257369 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
Figurativity has attracted scholars’ attention for thousands of years and yet there are still open questions concerning its nature. Figurativity and Human Ecology endorses a view of figurativity as ubiquitous in human reasoning and language, and as a key example of how a human organism and its perceived or imagined environment co-function as a system. The volume sees figurativity not only as embedded in an environment but also as a way of acting within that environment. It places figurativity within an ecological context, and approaches it as a phenomenon which cuts across bodily, psychological, linguistic, social, cultural and natural environments.
Figurativity and Human Ecology will appeal to those interested in the analysis of the all-encompassing creativity of the human mind and in the methodological difficulties associated with the study of cognition.
[Figurative Thought and Language, 17]  Expected December 2022.  vi, 304 pp. + index
Publishing status: In production
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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