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I. A. Richards

(1893—1979) literary scholar and educationist

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Alexander Smith

Alexander Smith  

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(1796–1851)Alexander Smith was born in Banff on 12 June 1796, one of four children of a well-known family of architects and builders, and died there on 12 February 1851. ...
Charles Kay Ogden

Charles Kay Ogden  

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 (1889–1957) English book collector of wide-ranging interests.In 1953, he sold his MSS and early printed books, as well as materials on Jeremy Bentham and Lord Brougham, to University College ...
Frank Plumpton Ramsey

Frank Plumpton Ramsey  

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(1903–30)Cambridge mathematician and philosopher. Ramsey made important contributions to mathematical logic, probability theory, the philosophy of science (see Ramsey sentence), and economics. He ...
metaphor

metaphor  

A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. Recorded from the late 15th century, the word comes via French and Latin from ...
opposition

opposition  

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The logic of opposition, which goes back at least to Aristotle (384–322 bce), makes an important distinction between contradictories (two propositions that cannot be both true or both false) and ...
Richards, Ivor Armstrong

Richards, Ivor Armstrong (1893)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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(1893–1979), one of the founders of modern literary criticism.

Richards contributed to aesthetics, semantics, literary criticism,

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