tropist

tropist

(ˈtrəʊpɪst)
n
someone who uses tropes
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tropist

a person who explains the Scriptures in terms of tropes, or figures of speech.
See also: Bible, Rhetoric and Rhetorical Devices
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Beyond the mastery of fine detail, Carroll grasped the imperatives of corporate capital in the tropist search for market control and subsequent abuse, and the failure of corporate law and the regulators to combat it.
As one such theorist admits, "continuous, gradual change gives anyone trying to count tropes a headache, but what is perhaps worse, plain stolid uniform unchangingness yields problems too."(362) The parody would be unfair because the tropist is here no worse off than is the coarse-grained colleague.
(I call this "wrong-relative act-token individuation.") And while an extremely fine-grained tropist might have some metaphysical differences with me even while sharing this approach, as I understand Goldman's current metaphysics I see no difference.
Goldman is right that it never occurred to me that tropists about events would take what he calls the "short view" of when and where such events occur.(348) Being surprised in this way does not leave me feeling as though I had gained some ground, however, as Goldman suggests.
To which is Edwards referring?) This chapter nicely treats various regress arguments and the primitives that tropists must embrace to rebut them.