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Metaphors of Memory
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Introduction; 1. The mystic writing-pad; 2. Memoria: memory as writing; 3. The splendour of the Bologna Stone; 4. A vast labyrinth; 5. A mirror with a memory; 6. Digital memory; 7. Holographic memory; 8. An enchanted loom; 9. The homunculus.

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First published in 2000, this book explores the metaphors used by philosophers and psychologists to understand memory over the centuries.

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'A fascinating survey of ideas on memory across the centuries, showing that suggestive metaphors have been essential stepping stones in our understanding of the mind. Highly recommended!' Jean Aitchison (Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication, University of Oxford) 'A superb history ... richly thought-provoking.' Stephen Rose, Times Higher Education Supplement 'An intellectually sophisticated book, rich in insight and detail.' The Economist 'Metaphors of Memory is fascinating, informative, accessible, and highly recommended to students of psychology and the non-specialist general reader with an interest in the nature of memory and its relationship to the human mind.' Amazon.com

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