How does the History of Ideas “Move”? Metaphors that are going somewhere.

Thought moves. Whether with fluidity or rigidity, the movements of thought may remind us of the movements within Glenn Gould’s performance of Mozart’s Sonata No. 10 in C Major: rising and falling, bifurcating – a strange mirage of continuity and discontinuity. The movement of thought can also be articulated rhythmically, like the hammering of the…