sexism and racism - Metaphorical- dominance and destruction...

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Philosophy- Sexism and Racism Stephanie Ross- “How words hurt “ - Gender specific and neutral words Theory of etymological oppression Words use b/c of origin Ross’s view- Words aren’t oppressive because of etymologies but because of metaphorical identification Metaphor of screw- Hard, sharp, destroys whatever it is screwed into
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Unformatted text preview: Metaphorical- dominance and destruction Reused Abstract argument Intentional transcendence Trait shared by metaphor and attitude which makes metaphor good for expressing attitude Isochronism- has to do with logical structure of attitude and metaphor-Irreducibility to belief, literal talk respectively...
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