The Natural Philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg: A Study in the Conceptual Metaphors of the Mechanistic World-View

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This book analyzes Swedenborg's early mechanistic worldview from a cognitive perspective, using a study of metaphors in his texts. The author argues that metaphors are vital to the creative mind and scientific thinking, to visual analogies and abstract ideas.

The Natural Philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg: A Study in the Conceptual Metaphors of the Mechanistic World-View 2014, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400798212

2013 edition

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The Natural Philosophy of Emanuel Swedenborg: A Study in the Conceptual Metaphors of the Mechanistic World-View 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400745599

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