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A Escuta e o Silêncio. Lições do diálogo na filosofia Clínica - Page 163
by Will Goya - 2016 - 445 pages
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Nietzsche on Truth and Philosophy

Maudemarie Clark - Philosophy - 1990 - 298 pages
...sound figures in the sand: We believe we know something about the things themselves [den Dingen selbst] when we speak of trees, colors, snow, and flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things, metaphors which in no way correspond to the original essences [die den ursprunglichen Wesenheiten...
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Nietzsche and Metaphor

Sarah Kofman - Philosophy - 1993 - 239 pages
...'bold metaphors', has been able to express only man's relations to things, not the things themselves: we believe that we know something about the things themselves when we speak of trees, colours, snow, and flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things - metaphors which correspond...
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Natural Images in Economic Thought: Markets Read in Tooth and Claw

Philip Mirowski - Business & Economics - 1994 - 618 pages
...also radically metaphorical, a contingent attempt to render things as they are: Concerning language: we believe that we know something about the things...colors, snow and flowers; and yet we possess nothing but a metaphor for things - metaphors which correspond in no way to the original entities. (1979, 83) We...
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Nietzsche's System

John Richardson - Philosophy - 1996 - 328 pages
...each time a complete overleaping of one sphere, into the middle of a wholly other and new [one]. . . . We believe that we know something about the things...flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things, which correspond not at all to the original entities [Wesenheiten]." Cf. Clark's argument (1990,...
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Beyond the Symbol Model: Reflections on the Representational Nature of Language

John Robert Stewart, John Stewart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 343 pages
...Chladni's sound figure, believes to discover by the vibrations of the string what men mean by 'sound,' so we believe that we know something about the things...when we speak of trees, colors, snow, and flowers," although "we possess nothing but metaphors for things—metaphors which correspond in no way to the...
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Strangers and Pilgrims: On the Role of Aporiai in Theology

Douglas R. McGaughey - Religion - 1997 - 537 pages
...dissimilitude of human experience and understanding. It is this way with all of us concerning language: we believe that we know something about the things...flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things - metaphors which correspond in no way to the original entities. In the same way that the sound...
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Idealism as Modernism: Hegelian Variations

Robert B. Pippin - Philosophy - 1997 - 466 pages
...Nict/sche is interested in|. ( И7,. <S;S: 77., Si ) We believe that we know something about the tilings in themselves when we speak of trees, colors, snow, and...flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things- metaphors which correspond in no way to the original entities [Wesrnhtitrn]. (8a-;.j) And finally...
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The Sovereignty of Joy: Nietzsche's Vision of Grand Politics

Alex McIntyre - Philosophy - 1997 - 187 pages
...exist outside of the linguistic play of signifiers. 'It is this way with all of us concerning language: we believe that we know something about the things themselves when we speak of trees, colours, snow, and flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things - metaphors which correspond...
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Translating Literatures, Translating Cultures: New Vistas and Approaches in ...

Kurt Mueller-Vollmer, Michael Irmscher - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 214 pages
...imitated in a sound: second metaphor." At any rate, our language does not relate to things too well. We believe that we know something about the things...when we speak of trees, colors, snow and flowers, although "we possess nothing but metaphors for things — metaphors which correspond in no way to the...
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Nietzsche: The world as will to power

Daniel W. Conway, Peter S. Groff - Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm - 1998 - 420 pages
...sound figures in the sand: We believe we know something about the things themselves [den Dingen selbst] when we speak of trees, colors, snow, and flowers; and yet we possess nothing but metaphors for things, metaphors which in no way correspond to the original essences [die den urspriinglichen Wesenheiten...
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