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" What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred, and embellished, and which, after long usage, seem to a people... "
A Escuta e o Silêncio. Lições do diálogo na filosofia Clínica - Page 164
by Will Goya - 2016 - 445 pages
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Witness and Existence: Essays in Honor of Schubert M. Ogden

Schubert Miles Ogden, Philip E. Devenish, George L. Goodwin - Religion - 1989 - 243 pages
...language must have been made up of images and metaphors, Neitzsche theorized, truth itself is basically A movable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms:...embossing and are now considered as metal and no longer as coins.22 Truth acquired a morally obligatory status even though it was not pure knowledge that was...
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Psychology and Nihilism: A Genealogical Critique of the Computational Model ...

Fred J. Evans - Psychology - 1993 - 303 pages
...metaphors. For Nietzsche, therefore, truths are only dead metaphors: What then is truth? a moveable host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms:...are now considered as metal and no longer as coins. (1979 [1870], 88-89) This placing of metaphor over truth, of Homer over Plato, or rather, the elimination...
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Nietzsche and Metaphor

Sarah Kofman - Philosophy - 1993 - 239 pages
...metaphor), the ruining of the figure [ / 'abime de cette figure], in The Garden of Epicurus, (p. 209) 2 'Truths are illusions which we have forgotten are...are now considered as metal and no longer as coins' (TL, p. 84). 3 Just as the effacenient of the effigy on a coin masks the forgetting of the genesis...
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Caring for Creation: An Ecumenical Approach to the Environmental Crisis

Max Oelschlaeger - Religion - 1996 - 285 pages
...host of metaphors, metonymies, and anthropomorphisms: in short, a sum of human relations which 246 have been poetically and rhetorically intensified,...are now considered as metal and no longer as coins" (1872-73, 891). 20. 1 am indebted to Susan Bratton for this line of analysis. In a forthcoming study...
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Oneself as Another

Paul Ricoeur - Philosophy - 1994 - 363 pages
...seem to a people to be fixed, canonical, and binding. Truths are illusions which we have forgotten as illusions; they are metaphors that have become worn...are now considered as metal and no longer as coins" (ibid., p. 84). 20. French commentators line up generally in the second camp, accompanied by Paul de...
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The Orphic Moment: Shaman to Poet-Thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarme

Robert McGahey - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 209 pages
...forgotten are illusions: they are metaphors that have become worn out and have been drained of all sensuous force, coins which have lost their embossing and are now considered as metal and no longer coins.2fi In a similar vein, Mallarme, in the preface to the Traite du Verbe of Rene Ghil (1886), writes:...
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Postmodernism and the Environmental Crisis

Arran Gare - Philosophy - 1995 - 192 pages
...etc., is needed-: there is in us a power to order, simplify, falsify, artificially distinguish. . . . What then is truth? A movable host of metaphors, metonymies,...embossing and are now considered as metal and no longer as coins.33 Nietzsche's theory of knowledge and his analysis of science were closely tied to his theory...
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The Rulings of the Night: An Ethnography of Nepalese Shaman Oral Texts

Gregory G. Maskarinec, Gregory Gabriel Maskarinec - Religion - 1995 - 276 pages
...relations which have been poetically and rhetorically intensified, transferred and embellished . . . coins which have lost their embossing and are now...considered as metal and no longer as coins" (Nietzsche 1973:374-75). Nietzsche's early infatuation with positivism led him to conclude from these insights...
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Nietzsche as Cultural Physician

Daniel R. Ahern - Philosophy - 2010
..."are illusions which we have forgotten are illusions . . . metaphors that have become worn out . . . coins which have lost their embossing and are now considered as metal and no longer as coins" (TL 84; M 6:81). Then in 1886 he reiterates, "Alas, what are you after all, my written and painted...
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The Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

Don Garrett, Bernd Magnus, Kathleen Marie Higgins, Kathleen Higgins - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 403 pages
...somewhat paradoxically, reality is a flux that language cannot capture. Most famously, Nietzsche contends, What then is truth ? A movable host of metaphors,...are now considered as metal and no longer as coins. ' "' The stock of "On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense" has risen in the eyes of many scholars over...
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