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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Dean Joan Cowan (Project Director: February 1978 to present)

Metaphor: The Conceptual Leap

To hold a scholarly symposium on the metaphor and the metaphoric process as an essential condition of language. This literary device allows us to bridge the gap between different views of reality. Scholars from various disciplines will meet to discuss the metaphor and its impact on the conceptual possibilities open to man.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General


Research Programs

Total amounts:
$8,760 (approved)
$8,760 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1978 – 1/31/1979