Citations with the tag: SEMIOTICS
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- Cognition as expression: On the autopoietic foundations of an aesthetic theory of nature.
Weber, Andreas // Sign Systems Studies; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p153
This paper attempts to put forward an aesthetic theory of nature based on a biosemiotic description of the living, which in turn is derived from an autopoietic theory of organism (F. Varela). An autopoietic system's reaction to material constraints is the unfolding of a dimension of meaning. In...
- Bioethics, semiotics of life, and global communication.
Ponzio, Augusto; Petrilli, Susan // Sign Systems Studies; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p263
Ethical problems connected with biological and medical discoveries in genetic engineering, neurobiology and pharmaceutical research, reach a unified and critical point of view in bioethics as a specific discipline. But even before reaching this stage, ethical problems already belong to two...
- The emergence of signs of living feeling: Reverberations from the first Gatherings in Biosemiotics.
Emmeche, Claus // Sign Systems Studies; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p369
The article offers information on the Gatherings in Biosemiotics meeting held on May 24-27, 2001 in Copenhagen, Denmark.It mentions the people involved in this event which include co-organizers Jesper Hoffmeyer and Kalevi Kull and Thierry Bardini from the University of Montreal, Canada....
- Introducing Semiotic.
Swearingen, C. Jan // Philosophy & Rhetoric; Summer1984, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p171
Reviews the book "Introducing Semiotic," by John Deely.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Handbook of Semiotics (Book).
Gelley, Alexander // Library Journal; 4/1/1990, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p110
Reviews the book "Handbook of Semiotics," by Winfried NÃ¶th.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Introduction: Re- reading of cultural semiotics.
Machado, Irene // Sign Systems Studies; 2002, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p395
Focuses on the international conference on cultural semiotics. Complex cultural analysis; Cultural mechanisms; Cultural boundaries and identities.
- 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.
- Short course in Semiotics.
Perillo, Lucia // Kenyon Review; Winter99, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
Presents the poem `Short Course in Semiotics.'
- 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 ï¿½ 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...
- The Semiotics of Andean Terracing.
Nickel, Cheryl // Art Journal; Sep82, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p200
Examines the semiotics of the earth art of the stepped agricultural terraces in the Andes. Impact of Spain's conquest of Inca Empire; Symbolic image of stepped form; Dialectics of form suggested by environment.
- Matters for the mind to chew on.
Browning, Guy // Management Today; Aug2001, p22
Presents general information on computers and computer software applications for businesses in Great Britain. Ways of effective powerpoint usage; Introduction of semiotics; Use of semiotics to learn the English language works.
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...
- SEMIOTICKI Kï¿½D IZRAZA 'DRUG' I 'GOSPODIN.'.
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) ï¿½comrade" and ï¿½mister", 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...
- Generic Identity and Intertextuality.
Juvan, Marko // CLCWeb: Comparative Literature & Culture: A WWWeb Journal; Mar2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21
This article presents information on generic identity and intertextuality. Literature is not a uniform class of phenomena but rather an "aggregate." Literature itself is actually viewed as a genre, comprising different genres in various socio-cultural environments and periods, and organizing...
- 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.
- 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.
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...
- Semiotics Since Eco Part I, Semiotic Texts.
Colomb, Gregory G. // Papers on Language & Literature; Summer80, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p329
Discusses the state of semiotics since the 'A Theory of Semiotics,' by Umberto Eco. Scope of the fields of a study on semiotics; Power of general semiotics; Reason for the difficulty of defining literary semiotics.
- FILM AND LANGUAGE: FROM METZ TO BAKHTIN.
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 libertï¿½). A case is made for approaching visual and acoustic modes of signification in Futurist poetry using Peircean semiotic...
- 'Akuchanywa apha please' No peeing here please: The language of signage in Cape Town.
Dowling, Tessa // South African Journal of African Languages; 2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p192
This article examines the language used on both formal and informal signage in Cape Town. Using the theory of geosemiotics with examples of actual signage, I discuss the semantic vulnerability of language when a sign is used outside its intended context; the sociolinguistic implications of poor...
- Story-telling strategies employed in three Northern Sotho detective short stories.
Joubert, Annekie // South African Journal of African Languages; 2010, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p209
A short introduction will be given to the history of literary writing in Northern Sotho until the 1950s when the first example of detective writing appeared in Ramaila's volume of short stories, Molomatsebe. Subsequently, the story-telling strategies used by three Northern Sotho authors, namely...
- 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.
- WHERE POETRY POINTS: DEIXIS AND POETRY'S 'YOU' IN Ã‰LUARD AND DESNOS.
Hochman, Hugh // French Studies; Apr2005, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p173
The struggle in poetics between the textual hermeticism of semiotic readings, on the one hand, and materialist theories of reference, on the other, has been a thorny issue for theorists of the lyric for some time. Taking up the question of whether or not poetic texts open on to a world of...
- 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.
- Philosophy of science in Estonia.
Vihalemm, Rein; Müürsepp, Peeter // Journal for General Philosophy of Science; 2007, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p167
This paper presents a survey of the philosophy of science in Estonia. Topics covered include the historical background (science at the 17th century Academia Gustaviana, in the 19th century, during the Soviet period) and an overview of the current situation and main areas of research (the problem...
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.
- Una visiÃ³n de la didÃ¡ctica francesa desde el enfoque ontosemiÃ³tico de la cogniciÃ³n e instrucciÃ³n matemÃ¡tica.
Godino, Juan D.; Font, Vicenç; Contreras, Ángel; Wilhelmi, Miguel R. // Revista Latinoamericana de InvestigaciÃ³n en MatemÃ¡tica 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 estratÃ©gias 'para o seu filho ler': estudo do contrato de leitura da seÃ§Ã£o infantil da Zero Hora.
MACHADO, LARA NIEDERAUER; BORELLI, VIVIANE // Estudos em Jornalismo e MÃdia; 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...
- YAZINSAL ÃœRÃœNLERDE BÄ°Ã‡Ä°M-Ä°Ã‡ERÄ°K TARTIÅžMALARI: HAKÄ°KAT VE PARADOKS ARASINDA SANAT.
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...
- MAJOR NON - VERBAL SEMIOSIC CONSTRUCTIONS.
Pânzaru, Olga // Agronomy Series of Scientific Research / Lucrari Stiintifice Ser; 2011, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p437
In most gardens and parks, natural and artificial elements are harmoniously combined in such a way as to suit utilitarian and aesthetic functions. Together with vegetation, the decorative elements and arrangements/compositions make us spend a very pleasant and special time in the garden. Taking...
- 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...