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Analogy and Communication

Facultad Filosofía y Letras (School of Philosophy and Literature), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (Autonomous Metropolitan University, UAM), Mexico City 04510, Mexico
Philosophies 2019, 4(2), 31;
Received: 31 December 2018 / Revised: 15 April 2019 / Accepted: 17 April 2019 / Published: 5 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Philosophies on Analogy)
Analogy makes possible the dialogue between people. This dialogue, at the intercultural level and from distinct ontological comprehensions of life, cannot be achieved from a univocal pretension of meaning. Analogy permits, especially at the rhetoric level of Political Philosophy, an adequate interpretation of such complex concepts as people, state or rights. A semantics of these concepts by similarity allows us to advance in the process towards a better interpretation of the other interlocutor’s expression though never reaching identity. View Full-Text
Keywords: analogy; communication; dialogue analogy; communication; dialogue
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