Item Details

Biblical Ambiguities: Metaphor, Semantics, and Divine Imagery

by David H. Aaron
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Language
English
Series
Brill Reference Library of Ancient Judaism
ISBN
9004120327 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Introduction: Ambiguity and Figurative Speech 1
  • 2. Distinguishing Metaphors from Non-Metaphors 23
  • 3. A Non-Binary Conceptualization of Meaning 43
  • 4. Toward a Model for Gradient Judgments 69
  • 5. Typicality Conditions and Relevance 85
  • 6. Metaphor as a Gradient Judgment 101
  • 7. Idolatry: The Most Challenging Metaphor 125
  • 8. Aniconism as a Narrowing of the Conditions-of-Relevance 157.
Description
ix, 221 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-214) and indexes.
Series Statement
Brill reference library of ancient Judaism, 1566-1237 ; v. 4
Technical Details
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