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The ethics of metaphor

Abstract:
Increasingly, metaphors are the target of political critique: Jewish groups condemn Holocaust imagery; mental health organizations, the metaphorical exploitation of psychosis; and feminists, “rape metaphors.” I develop a novel model for making sense of such critiques of metaphor.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1086/697448

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethics Journal website
Volume:
128
Issue:
4
Pages:
728-755
Publication date:
2018-06-29
Acceptance date:
2018-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-297X
ISSN:
0014-1704
Pubs id:
pubs:914962
URN:
uri:34fb8231-f02d-4f0d-8b4d-590227dd6015
UUID:
uuid:34fb8231-f02d-4f0d-8b4d-590227dd6015
Local pid:
pubs:914962
Language:
English

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