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Метафорите като критико-исторически онтологеми на духовността
The Metaphors as Critical-and-Historical Ontologems of Spirituality

Author(s): Kristiyan Enchev
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Институт за изследвания на обществата и знанието при БАН
Keywords: metaphors; critical/historical ontologemas of spirituality; symbolic generalization; assimilative construing

Summary/Abstract: In the present paper I consider metaphors as critical/historical ontologemas of spirituality. My main hypothesis is that within the boundaries of a culturally/historically codifi ed space some key signs and meanings play a role in accordance with producing schematizing vision toward our being of national and/ or cultural identity. Also I raise the following sub-hypoteses: 1) at the cultural/historical stage individual attitudes are embedded in the “invisible cultural texture of time” and they fi nd expression in certain metaphorics; 2) such cultural texture forms the vision toward spiritually grasped reality so that it takes part in the process of cultural assimilative construing.

  • Issue Year: XVIII/2009
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 121-129
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Bulgarian