Citations with the tag: SEMIOTICS

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  • Introducing Semiotic.
    Swearingen, C. Jan // Philosophy & Rhetoric; Summer1984, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p171 

    Reviews the book "Introducing Semiotic," by John Deely.

  • The primal integrated realm and the derived interactive realm in relation to biosemiosis, and their link with the ideas of J.W. von Goethe.
    Barlow, Peter W. // Communicative & Integrative Biology; Sep2012, Vol. 5 Issue 5, Special section p1 

    The article discusses a study on the primal integrated realm and the derived interactive realm in relation to biosemiosis, and its link with the ideas of writer and scientist J. W. von Goethe. According to Goethe, a special status should be accredited to a key phenomenon to which all associated...

  • Semiotics and Fieldwork (Book).
    Gubrium, Jaber F. // Social Forces; Sep89, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p344 

    Reviews the book "Semiotics and Fieldwork," by Peter K. Manning.

    Kumral, Necat // Ekev Academic Review; Fall2009, Vol. 13 Issue 41, p481 

    Semiotics is a discipline rather than a science as it is hard to record observable behaviours to collect the data needed for further analysis in terms of signs used as signifiers in the context of actual communication system known as 'speech' as opposed to 'language', which is a virtual abstract...

    Lohrey, Andrew // ETC: A Review of General Semantics; Winter1986, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p368 

    Discusses several areas of general semantics which would benefit from a semiotic approach. Relation of the semiotic description of language to the general semantics approach to the phenomenon of language; Implication of the physical world and language for the interpretation of general...

  • Towards a Semiotic of Screen Media: Problems in the Use of Linguistic Models.
    Corcoran, Farrel // Western Journal of Speech Communication: WJSC; Spring1981, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p182 

    Examines the adoption of linguistic model in cinematic communication. Elements employed by filmmakers to control the sequencing of images; Factors hindering the use of semiotics in film and television; Effect of the procedures of segmentation and classification on the elements that function in a...

  • Introduction to Peircean Visual Semiotics.
    DE LA CRUZ MOSCOSO, FRANKLIN // Lenguas Modernas; 2013, Issue 41, p125 

    No abstract available.

  • The Semiotic Self and Serious Leisure.
    Stebbins, Robert // American Sociologist; Jun2011, Vol. 42 Issue 2/3, p238 

    Examinations of the self and leisure are uncommon, not to mention those bearing on leisure and the semiotic self. The goal of this article is to help correct this deficiency. To this end, the serious leisure perspective is presented, followed by a discussion of how it is related to the semiotic...

  • A Theory of Semiotics (Book Review).
    Juffras, Angelo // Library Journal; 5/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 9, p1123 

    Reviews the book 'A Theory of Semiotics,' by Umberto Eco.

  • Copenhagen, Tartu, world: Gatherings in biosemiotics 2002.
    Kull, Kalevi // Sign Systems Studies; 2002, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p773 

    Information on the Gatherings in Biosemiotics, an international annual meeting, that was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from June 14-17, 2002 is presented. Topics include the core hypotheses of biosemiotic, experiential biology, and genomes. Moreover, the participants of the meeting include...

  • Introduction.
    Martinelli, Dario // Sign Systems Studies; 2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3/4, p353 

    An introduction is presented in which the author discusses several aspects of zoosemiotics such as animal-human interactions, culture, and zoology.

  • Semiotics Education Experience.
    Chapman, Amy // Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity & Education; 2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p106 

    The article reviews the book "Semiotics Education Experience," edited by Inna Semetsky.

  • The Subject of Semiotics.
    Hutton, Christopher // Review of English Studies; Feb1987, Vol. 38 Issue 149, p121 

    Reviews the book "The Subject of Semiotics," by K. Silverman.

    Erlich, Victor // Comparative Literature; Summer78, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p274 

    Reviews the book 'Semiotics of Art. Prague School Contributions,' edited by Ladislav Matejka and Erwin R. Titunik.

  • Semio Text.
    Pearce, Richard // Novel: A Forum on Fiction; Fall1982, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p83 

    Reviews the book "Semiotics and Interpretation," by Robert Scholes.

  • Introduction to Peircean Visual Semiotics.
    Russi, Pedro // Anuario Filosofico; 2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p480 

    No abstract available.

  • An Introduction to Literary Semiotics.
    White, J. J. // Modern Language Review; Apr1980, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p349 

    Reviews the book "An Introduction to Literary Semiotics," by Maria Corti, translated by Margherita Bogat and Allen Mandelbaum.

  • Handbook of Semiotics (Book).
    Gelley, Alexander // Library Journal; 4/1/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p110 

    Reviews the book "Handbook of Semiotics," by Winfried Nöth.

  • The Many Faces of Popular Culture and Contemporary Processes: Questioning Identity, Humanity and Culture through Japanese Anime.
    Kovacic, Mateja // IAFOR Journal of Arts & Humanities; Fall2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p17 

    In the highly globalized world we live in, popular culture bears a very distinctive role: it becomes a global medium for borderless questioning of ourselves and our identities as well as our humanity in an ever-transforming environment which requires us to be constantly ''plugged in'' in order...

  • The Subject of Semiotics (Book).
    Brody, Leon H. // Library Journal; 6/1/1983, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p1138 

    Reviews the book 'The Subject of Semiotics,' by Kaja Silverman.

  • Projections: Semiotics of culture in Brazil.
    Machado, Irene // Sign Systems Studies; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p463 

    Projection is a dialogical mechanism that concerns the relationship among things in the world or in various systems, both in nature and culture. Instead of isolating these systems, projection creates an ecosystem without borderline. Projection is a way to comprehend how different cultures can...

  • Semiotics, as a tool to understand and take action.
    Bitoun, Catherine // Marketing Review; Summer2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p111 

    This paper deals with semiotics, applied to communication and marketing issues, and shows how semiotics seeks to decipher signs set up in whatever statement context (text, image, film, object etc.), to establish a diagnosis of the intended meaning, identifying how the various components of this...

  • The general and the caviar: Learned audiences in the early theatre.
    Gurr, Andrew // Studies in the Literary Imagination; Spring93, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p7 

    Explores the semiotics of learned allusions and popular taste in Elizabethan theater. Scope of application of theater appreciation among audiences with diverse social backgrounds; Correlation between the author's personal expectation of the play and the audience's whole theater experience.

  • Integrating Indexicals in Simian Semiotics: Symbolic Development and Culture.
    Surgan, Seth; de Lima, Simone // Journal of Mind & Behavior; Summer/Autumn2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3/4, p317 

    The ability to understand both the self and others as purposeful agents -- with thoughts, beliefs, and desires -- seems to be central to the emergence of cultural processes both phylo- and ontogenetically. This ability has been termed second-order intentionality or "theory of mind" and has been...

    Surgan, Seth; de Lima, Simone // Screen; Winter79/80, Vol. 20 Issue 3/4, p7 

    The author reflects on the role of "Screen," a quarterly magazine devoted to films. He notes that the magazine was relaunched in 1971 and its theoretical and critical work on psychoanalysis and semiotics has given it an influential position in other distinct and related fields. He also reveals...

  • Semiosphere and/as the research object of semiotics of culture.
    Torop, Peeter // Sign Systems Studies; 2005, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p159 

    Since 1984 when J. Lotman's article "On semiosphere" was published, this concept has been moving from one terminological field to another. In the disciplinary terminological field of the Tartu-Moscow School semiotics of culture, 'semiosphere' is connected with terms 'language � secondary...

  • Cybersemiotics: An Evolutionary World View Going Beyond Entropy and Information into the Question of Meaning.
    Brier, S�ren // Entropy; 2010, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p1902 

    What makes Cybersemiotics different from other approaches attempting to produce a transdisciplinary theory of information, cognition and communication is its absolute naturalism, which forces us to view life, consciousness and cultural meaning all as a part of nature and evolution. It thus...

  • Metaphors and multiples.
    Greene, Maxine // Phi Delta Kappan; Jan97, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p387 

    Discusses the importance the arts, and the symbol systems that present them, to teaching. Rendering conscious the process of making meaning; How this will aid teachers in creating awareness of multiple meanings in the various areas of study in the United States; The author's aim to awaken...

  • Geosemiosis.
    Baker, Victor R. // Geological Society of America Bulletin; May99, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p633 

    Discusses the philosophy of semiotics as a means of describing the highly productive reasoning processes of geologists. Interpretation of Earth's signs via all manners of measurement, quantitative modeling, and experimentation; Viewing of signs as vital entities; Semiotic grammar providing the...

    Bo�ovic, Ratko R. // Sociologija/Sociology: Journal of Sociology, Social Psychology &; Jul-Sep2009, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p279 

    The paper analyzes the meaning of expressions (terms) �comrade" and �mister", especially with respect to established socio-political orders. What is at issue are the differences between communicative communities based on different mutual understandings among citizens by using...

  • Reviews of books.
    Monelle, Raymond // Music & Letters; Feb96, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p147 

    Reviews the book `A Theory of Musical Semiotics,' by Eero Tarasti.

  • Reviews of books.
    Agawu, Kofi // Music & Letters; Feb94, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p120 

    Reviews the book `Linguistics and Semiotics in Music,' by Raymond Monelle.

  • Edsville.
    O'Regan, James // Performing Arts & Entertainment in Canada; Summer93, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p13 

    Discusses the linear and non-linear components in television programs. Narrative as linear movement of a sentence or story; Richness or depth of story as non-linear movement; Discussion of Canadian television program `Edsville'; Television's presentation from non-linear perspective; Non-linear...

    Stam, Robert // Studies in the Literary Imagination; Spring86, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p109 

    Outlines the trajectory of film semiotics with emphasis on its contribution and limitations. Developments in linguistic-based semiology in the 1960s and after; Film-language metaphor in other pre-semiotic discussions; Analogy between film and language.

  • Invisible in Plain Sight.
    Keifer-Boyd, Karen T. // Journal of Social Theory in Art Education; 1997, Issue 17, p5 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including the article by Michael J. Emme about photography and cultural invisibility and another one by Jan Jagodzinski on the separation of illusion between belief and knowledge.

  • F. T. Marinetti's Experiments with Acoustic and Visual Poetry: A New Semiotic Approach.
    White, John J. // Modernist Cultures; 2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p195 

    The present paper identifies evidence of proto-semiotic thinking in Italian Futurist manifestoes and in Marinetti's experimental 'words-in-freedom' (parole in libert�). A case is made for approaching visual and acoustic modes of signification in Futurist poetry using Peircean semiotic...

  • Book reviews.
    Gullick, Mark // British Journal of Aesthetics; Oct96, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p455 

    Reviews the book `Semiotics in the Postmodern Age,' by Floyd Merrell.

  • Media review.
    Flores, John G. // International Journal of Instructional Media; 1997, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p363 

    Reviews the book `A Theory of Computer Semiotics,' by Peter Bogh Andersen.

  • Una visión de la didáctica francesa desde el enfoque ontosemiótico de la cognición e instrucción matemática.
    Godino, Juan D.; Font, Vicenç; Contreras, Ángel; Wilhelmi, Miguel R. // Revista Latinoamericana de Investigación en Matemática Educati; 2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p117 

    In this work we analyze and compare the notions that propose the Theory of Didactic Situations, the Anthropological Theory of Didactic and the Theory of the Conceptual Fields to study the processes of mathematical cognition, as well as the contribution of the Dialectic instrument-object and of...

  • As estratégias 'para o seu filho ler': estudo do contrato de leitura da seção infantil da Zero Hora.
    MACHADO, LARA NIEDERAUER; BORELLI, VIVIANE // Estudos em Jornalismo e Mídia; jan-jun2013, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p223 

    This work investigates the relation established by journalism - through a reading contract - with its readers, specifically with the reader of the section Para o seu filho ler (For your child to read) in newspaper Zero Hora, from the state of Rio Grande do Sul, in Brazil. For the analysis, we...

  • Sending Meaning Across Epochs.
    BENFORD, GREGORY // Fantasy & Science Fiction; May99, Vol. 96 Issue 5, p125 

    Provides information on messages portrayed across epochs. Nonverbal or semiotic messages conveyed by architecture; Zodiac signs invented by the Babylonians; Modern faith embodied by time capsules.

  • The Grand Vision.
    Deely, John // Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society; Spring1994, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p371 

    Focuses on research into the ideas and figures associated with the inception and development of semiotic. Details on research into the historical development of semiotic consciousness; Discussion on the possibility that semiosis, as providing the subject matter of semiotic investigation, would...

    UÇan, Hilmi // Afyon Kocatepe University Journal of Social Sciences; Dec2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p43 

    The discussion on form and content has always taken place in the process of the production and analytical studies of literary works. It has always been the question frequently asked as to whether it is a form or content that gives literariness to works of art. Somehave claimed that studies on...

  • Introduction to Semiotics of World Cultures.
    LÓPEZ-VARELA, Asunción // Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture & Axiolo; 2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p7 

    The article discusses papers in the December 2012 issue of "Cultura: International Journal of Philosophy of Culture & Axiology," including a paper which explored semiotic thought in Greek culture, a study of literary adaptations and the paper on the cognitive basis of value in grammatical form...

    LÓPEZ-VARELA, Asunción // Problems for Democracy; 2006, p21 

    An introduction to a section one of the book "Problems for Democracy" is presented, which include "Semiotics of Meaningless: Cornel West's Explication of Inner-City Nihilism," by Ron Hirschbein and Jason Suppus, "Moral Pessimism and the Ideals of Democracy," by Howard Harriott and "South African...

  • The chains of semiosis: Semiotics, Marxism, and the female stereotypes in The Mill on the Floss.
    Landa, Jose Angel Garc // Papers on Language & Literature; Winter91, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p32 

    Discusses an approach which integrates the insights of semiotics, Marxism and contemporary critical currents such as feminist theory. Use of female stereotypes in `The Mill on the Floss,' by George Eliot; Parallels between V.N. Voloshinov's semiotic theory of language and that of Charles S....

  • Semiotic autoregulation: Dynamic sign hierarchies constraining the stream of consciousness.
    Valsiner, Jaan // Sign Systems Studies; 2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1/2, p119 

    For all human sciences, understanding of how the mind works requires a new theory that starts from the assumption of potential infinite variability of human symbolic forms. These forms are socially constructed by the person who moves through an endless variety of unique encounters with the...

  • Book reviews.
    Hatten, Robert S.; Germer, Mark // Notes; Mar1994, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p1002 

    Reviews the book `Linguistic and Semiotics in Music,' by Raymond Monelle.

  • A Semiotic Approach of Features.
    Moreira Mendes, Conrado // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research; 2013, Vol. 62, p50 

    We present in this paper some elements of our ongoing doctoral research which investigates "features" (extraordinary news, matters not classifiable in journalism) in the light of a recent development of French semiotics: the tensive semiotics (cf. Zilberberg). At the core of this theory is the...

  • Introduction.
    Maran, Timo; Võsu, Ester // Sign Systems Studies; 2010, Vol. 38 Issue 1/4, p9 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discuss various reports within the issue on topics including iconicity, the semiotics of resemblance, and the role and functioning of resemblances in the biological realm.

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