Citations with the tag: SEMIOTICS
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- CHAPTER XII: QUESTIONS IN SCIENCE.
// Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanitie; 2011, Vol. 99, p265
The article focuses on the role of questions in science. It discusses the significant aspects of scientific questions as the component of scientific discipline. It provides an overview of the characteristic of scientific questions, their desired features, and their semiotico-logical correctness....
- CHAPTER XIV: PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF QUESTIONS.
// Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanitie; 2011, Vol. 99, p307
The article focuses on the concerns the psychological analysis of questions as a complement of the logical analysis of them. It provides an overview of the psychological interpretation of answers, a comparison between a psychologist act and questions and answers, and the definite and indefinite...
- CHAPTER XV: QUESTIONS IN SURVEYS.
// Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanitie; 2011, Vol. 99, p315
The article focuses on the problem of the role of questions in sociological research. It provides an overview about the erotetic components in sociology, an analysis of scientific questions and comparison between scientific questions and questionnaire questions. It also looks into the kinds of...
- CHAPTER XVII: QUESTIONS IN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
// Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanitie; 2011, Vol. 99, p343
The article focuses on the role of semiotic and psychological analysis of questions in law, particularly in practice of criminology and attorney. It provides analysis of several problems concerning the border between the theory of law and erotetics. It describes the types of questions...
- APPENDIX: FROM THE HISTORY OF EROTETICS IN POLAND IN THE 20TH CENTURY.
// Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanitie; 2011, Vol. 99, p387
The article focuses on the conceptions of question in contemporary erotetics in Poland. It discusses the components of a questions-state and semiotic functions of questions and the structural of questions. It also looks into the construction of interrogatives, the kinds of questions, and their...
- Principles of Semiotic.
Bredin, Hugh // British Journal of Aesthetics; Spring89, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p186
The article reviews the book "Principles of Semiotic," by D. S. Clarke.
- An Approach to the Semiotics of Theatre.
Puchner, Walter // Theatralia; 2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p220
The article reviews the book "An Approach to the Semiotics of Theatre" by JiÅ™Ã VeltruskÃ½.
- Packaging: une approche sÃ©miotique.
Dano, Florence // Recherche et Applications en Marketing (AFM c/o ESCP-EAP); 1996, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p23
This article presents a description and an analysis of the packaging concept according to principles of semiotic approach (sign theory). The principal contribution is to consider packaging as an â€˜object of meaningâ€™ by integrating it not only in a communication process but also in a...
- Le contrat de communication Â« Fournisseur d'accÃ¨s -- internautes Â»: une recherche exploratoire.
Gurviez, Patricia; De Montety, Caroline // Recherche et Applications en Marketing (AFM c/o ESCP-EAP); 2001, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p55
This exploratory research based on semiotics points out the uniqueness of the on-line "communication contract", by analysing providers' communication. The observed intricate promises-services architecture calls for the use both of semiotics and relationship marketing to identify on-line...
- 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.
- GENERAL SEMANTICS AND SEMIOTICS.
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.
- 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...
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.
- Semio Text.
Pearce, Richard // Novel: A Forum on Fiction; Fall1982, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p83
Reviews the book "Semiotics and Interpretation," by Robert Scholes.
- 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...
Kovacic, Mateja // Ã–sterreichische Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Geschichtswissenschaften; 2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p134
English-language abstracts of articles in this issue are presented dealing with such topics as intellectuals exiled during the National Socialist era, the semiotics of museums, and museums featuring displays of human migration.
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Goltsman, Maria // Sign Systems Studies; 2003, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p393
Maria Goltsman. On some graphic regularities of perception in painting and dance: Mnemonic form of dance. The present article handles some problems of the mechanisms of visual perception in painting and classical ballet. It proceeds from the assumption that the interaction between those arts is...
- Human activity - contributions to the anthropological sciences from a perspective of activity theory.
Karpatschof, Benny // Information Research; Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p17
Purpose After an investigation of the philosophical foundation of Activity Theory the book undertakes an assessment of the adequacy of this theory as a framework for the anthropological sciences. The thesis is that the perspective of Human Activity is a key to solving basic problems found in...
- Introduction to Peircean Visual Semiotics.
Russi, Pedro // Anuario Filosofico; 2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p480
No abstract available.
- Semiotics of Deceit: The Pathelin Era.
Arden, Heather // Speculum; Jul1986, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p684
Reviews the book "Semiotics of Deceit: The Pathelin Era," by Donald Maddox.
- Analysing Images: A Social Semiotic Perspective.
Stoian, Claudia E. // Scientific Bulletin of the Politehnica University of Timisoara. ; 2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p23
The present paper introduces briefly one of the most important theories and models of visual social semiotics, namely Kress and van Leeuwen's grammar of visual design. An image, advertising honeymoon packages, is used to illustrate to the reader the points presented by the theory. The conclusion...
- 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 biosemiotic conversation: Between physics and semiotics.
Pattee, Howard H.; Kull, Kalevi // Sign Systems Studies; 2009, Vol. 37 Issue 1/2, p311
In this dialogue, we discuss the contrast between inexorable physical laws and the semiotic freedom of life. We agree that material and symbolic structures require complementary descriptions, as do the many hierarchical levels of their organizations. We try to clarify our concepts of laws,...
- SEMIOTICS AND LEGAL THEORY.
Milovanovic, Dragan // Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology; Fall1989, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p879
Reviews the book "Semiotics and Legal Theory," by Bernard S. Jackson.
- A Theory of Semiotics.
Benson, Thomas W. // Philosophy & Rhetoric; Summer1977, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p214
Reviews the book "A Theory of Semiotics," by Umberto Eco.
- A Theory of Semantics.
Sondheim, Alan // Art Journal; Dec76, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p180
Reviews the book 'A Theory of Semiotics,' by Umberto Eco.
- 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 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...
- 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....
- Semiology, Myth, Culture.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p3
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It explores the development of the semiological method of Barthes from "high structuralism" to "post-structuralism." It highlights the role of semiology in studying cultural practices and ideology and their representations...
- Understanding Myth.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p9
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It focuses on Barthes' "Mythologies," which focuses on the task of the semiologist to decipher and what is said and unsaid in the depiction of culture. It highlights the functions of myth in the creation of cultural norms,...
- Wrestling with Myth.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p11
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It discusses how myths provide models of understanding experiences through the two levels of interpretation. The "signifying plane" highlights reality or involves the factual system of representation, while the "empty...
- Post-structural Barthes.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p14
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It explores the later philosophy of Barthes which questions the relevance of representational forms in the cultural generation of meaning. It discusses his objective of exploring the difference of texts and questions the...
- Culture and History.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p22
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It discusses the loss of meaning in history since the presence of signs of language in writing events is tantamount to losing their factuality. The perspective of the one writing history influences the presentation of the...
- Visualising Culture.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p27
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It discusses the role of visual representation in laying out meaning or ideology. It states that the images carry content or aids text in concretizing reality. However, it also emphasizes that there is no absolute meaning,...
- Historical Method Before and After Ideology.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p30
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It explores ideology and its role in historical method. It relates the development of historical methodology from ideologically-based and interpretative, scientific historical method and fictional historical discourse.
- Lies, Fiction, Ideology.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p42
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It focuses on how to analyze culture from an objective point of view. It relates the representation of culture and history as an interpretative act of writing and representation. It also focuses on his work "Empire of Signs"...
- Signing Off.
Trifonas, Peter Pericles // Barthes & the Empire of Signs; 11/ 1/2001, p52
A chapter from the book "Barthes and the Empire of Signs" is presented. It cites Barthes' work "Empire of Signs" as a fictitious and less accurate depiction of Japanese cultural history. It points to the work as a record of his travels and encounter with the text and images of Japan. It presents...
- SEMIOTICS OF ART (Book).
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.
- Signs of the Hidden: Semiotic Studies.
Britton, Celia // Modern Language Review; Oct1981, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p965
Reviews the book "Signs of the Hidden: Semiotic Studies," by Susan W. Tiefenbrun.
- The Peirce Seminar Papers: An Annual of Semiotic Analysis, Vol. I (Book).
Bunn, James // Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society; Summer1994, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p703
Reviews the non-fiction book 'The Peirce Seminar Papers: An Annual of Semiotic Analysis,' vol. 1, edited by Michael Shapiro.
- SEMIOTICS AND LANGUAGE LEARNING: SPEECH AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC PHENOMENON.
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...
- 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.
- Jean Genet and the Semiotics of Performance.
Bradby, David // Modern Language Review; Jul1991, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p746
Reviews the book "Jean Genet and the Semiotics of Performance," by Laura Oswald.