Metaphor and Knowledge

The Challenges of Writing Science

Ken Baake
eISBN-13: 9780791486740

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Metaphor and Knowledge offers a sweeping history of rhetoric and metaphor in science, delving into questions about how language constitutes knowledge. Weaving together insights from a group of scientists at the Santa Fe Institute as they shape the new interdisciplinary field of complexity science, Ken Baake shows the difficulty of writing science when word meanings are unsettled, and he analyzes the power of metaphor in science.

ISBNs 9780791457443, 0791486745, 9780791486740
Language English