Word, Words, and World: How a Wittgensteinian Perspective on Metaphor-Making Reveals the Theo-logic of Reality

Word, Words, and World: How a Wittgensteinian Perspective on Metaphor-Making Reveals the Theo-logic of Reality

by Susan Patterson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034302302
Publisher: Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 09/11/2013
Series: Religions and Discourse Series , #50
Pages: 251
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Sue Patterson returned to New Zealand in 2010 to take up the post of Senior Lecturer in Philosophical Theology and Ethics at Bishopdale Theological College following a decade in Ireland as a Church of Ireland Rector and (latterly) Dean of Killala Cathedral. Prior to her time in Ireland, she was Lecturer in Ethics and Applied Theology at Trinity College, Bristol and a Postdoctoral (Fulbright) Scholar at the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton NJ. Her first book, the product of her post-doctoral research, Christian Realist Theology in a Postmodern Age, was published in 1999.

Table of Contents

Contents: The Case for Language-Games as Basic – The Consequences of Language-Games as Basic – A Wittgensteinian Explanation of Metaphor – Metaphorising – Inventions and Inculcations – Metaphorising, Actuality and Possibility – Metaphorised Worlds – Metaphorising and Revelation – Language-Games and Grace – The Case for a ‘Language-Game Theology’.

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