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

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

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Hardcover, Springer, 2012, ISBN13 9789400745599, ISBN10 9400745591
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Hardcover, Springer, 2012, ISBN13 9789400745599, ISBN10 9400745591

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Hardcover, Springer, 2012, ISBN13 9789400745599, ISBN10 9400745591

Although Emanuel Swedenborg (1688 1772) is commonly known for his spiritual philosophy, his early career was focused unnatural science. During this period, Swedenborg thought of the world was like a gigantic machine, following the laws of mechanics and geometry. This volume analyzes this mechanistic worldview from the cognitive perspective, by means of a study of the metaphors in Swedenborg s texts. The author argues that these conceptual metaphors are vital skills of the creative mind and scientific thinking, used to create visual analogies and abstract ideas. This means that Swedenborg s mechanistic and geometrical worldview, allowed him to perceive the world as mechanical and geometrical. Swedenborg thought with books and pens. The reading gave him associations and clues, forced him to interpret, and gave him material for his intellectual development.

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Number of Pages: 473
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: Duner, David
Series Title: Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Publication Date: August, 2012
ISBN-13: 9789400745599
ISBN-10: 9400745591
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