More Metaphor: Commentary on Paper by Ken Corbett

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Replacing the traditional figures of core and line, center and margin, Dr. Corbett explores a newer metaphor for human development: the web. What are the pitfalls or limitations of the web model? Although our metaphors for developmental psychology change often, the notion of the developmental model remains the same. What exactly might be lost, and what might be gained, if we were to relinquish our dependence on the metaphor of the model itself?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)343-346
Number of pages4
JournalPsychoanalytic Dialogues
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Psychology


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