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FB-13160-77

Richard E. Olsen
Adelphi University (Garden City, NY 11530-4213)

A Study of Metaphor and Meaning Change

To investigate the concept of metaphor and that aspect of meaning change which is involved in the passage from a metaphorical to a literal usage, and the phenomenon of meaning change generally, both as it relates to philosophy proper and as a social phenomenon.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 5/31/1978