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FB-11876-73

Manfred Stanley
CNY Technology Development Organ/CNYNet (Syracuse, NY 13210)

Cybernetic Metaphor: A Study in the Changing Rhetoric of Order

To explore the nature and social uses of metaphor and rhetoric. To interpret the cybernetic metaphor which appears to be the basis for an emerging re-symbolization of order in modern industrial societies. An adequate analysis of this metaphor, plus the rhetoric of societal order, would comprise important contributions to the sociology of order and integration.

Project fields:
Sociology

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 5/31/1974