ERIC Number: EJ679052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Thinking Constructively with Metaphors. A Review of Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon, Transforming Critical Thinking: Thinking Constructively.
Yob, Iris M.
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v22n2 p127-138 Mar 2003
Describes Thayer-Bacon's book on metaphors and explores the role of metaphor in constructive thinking. Provides an in depth analysis of Thayer-Bacon's quilting bee metaphor and how it takes the organization, structures, entities, and forces of a literal quilting bee and applies them to the realm of learning. Concludes that Thayer-Bacon's metaphorical analogy approaches literal analogy. (MZ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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