Metaphors as models: Towards a typology of metaphor in ancient science

@article{Humar2021MetaphorsAM,
  title={Metaphors as models: Towards a typology of metaphor in ancient science},
  author={Marcel Humar},
  journal={History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences},
  year={2021},
  volume={43}
}
  • Marcel Humar
  • Published 18 August 2021
  • Education
  • History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Metaphors play a crucial role in the understanding of science. Since antiquity, metaphors have been used in technical texts to describe structures unknown or unnamed; besides establishing a terminology of science, metaphors are also important for the expression of concepts. However, a concise terminology to classify metaphors in the language of science has not been established yet. But in the context of studying the history of a science and its concepts, a precise typology of metaphors can be… 

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