Metaphysical and Metaphorical Uses
English-speakers use the word "spirit" in two related contexts, one metaphysical and the other metaphorical.
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... The metaphorical use of the term likewise groups several related meanings The loyalty and feeling of inclusion in the social history or collective essence of an institution or group ...
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“Some think to avoid the influence of metaphysical errors, by paying no attention to metaphysics; but experience shows that these men beyond all others are held in an iron vice of metaphysical theory, because by theories that they have never called in question.”
—Charles Sanders Peirce (18391914)