The Method of Metaphor (Book)


STANLEY RAFFEL is an Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University where he taught contemporary and classic social theory. He has been a Visiting Professor at York University in Toronto. He was born in Boston, MA, and has lived in Scotland since 1971.


Chapter 1: Metaphor in Dante 

Chapter 2: Metaphor in Fairy Tales 

Chapter 3: Sontag’s Critique of Metaphors 

Chapter 4: Abortion 

Chapter 5: Metaphors and the Issue of Incommensurability 

Chapter 6: Israel and Palestine

Chapter 7: The Problem of Evil 

Chapter 8: Tragedy vs Comedy 

Chapter 9: Teaching 

Chapter 10: Oriented Action 

Chapter 11: Bad Metaphors 

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