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Utah State University

1981

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Metaphorical Interpretations Of The Neurotic Paradox, Mark J. Weaver May 1981

Metaphorical Interpretations Of The Neurotic Paradox, Mark J. Weaver

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This is a theoretical/philosophical paper which is intended to bring to the reader's attention an emerging literature and discussion which holds potentially productive consequences for the understanding of man. This thesis does not offer completed formulations or empirical groundings. The purpose is to create a basis for dialogue.

This paper will initially specify a current conflict in psychology around the different metaphors used to define the image of man. A theoretical/philosophical basis for viewing the process of generating models of man and his behavior as essentially "metaphorical" is then presented. A specific category of human behavior known ...