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Petrilli, Susan

Works: 143 works in 456 publications in 3 languages and 9,701 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Susan Petrilli
Signs, dialogue, and ideology by Augusto Ponzio( )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signs, Dialogue and Ideology illustrates and critically examines - both historically and theoretically - the current state of semiotic discourse from Peirce to Bakhtin, through Saussure, Levinas, Schaff and Rossi-Landi to modern semioticians such as Umberto Eco.Ponzio is in search of a method to construct an appropriate language to talk about signs and ideology in this "end of ideology" era. Ponzio aims at an orientation in semiotics based on dialogism and interpretation by calling attention to the widespread transition from the semiotics of decodification to the semiotics of interpretations of signs which are not constrained by the dominant process of social reproduction. To this end the author draws on the literature on 'dialogue', 'otherness', 'linguistic work', 'critique of sign fetishism', and 'interpretative dynamics'.Critique of identity and critique of the subject reaffirm the 'objective', the material, the signifiant, the interpreted sign, the opus; i.e. the 'Otherness' as opposed to the expectation of exhaustiveness in the creation and interpretation of sign products
Between signs and non-signs by Ferruccio Rossi-Landi( )

15 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Italian philosopher F. Rossi-Landi (1921-1985) conducted pioneering work in the philosophy of language. His research is characterised by a critique of language and ideology in relation to sign production processes and the process of social reproduction. Between Signs and Non-Signs is a collection of 14 articles by Rossi-Landi written between 1952 and 1984 and gives an overview of his contribution to the philosophy of language and his critique of Charles Morris, Wittgenstein, Bachtin, and his Italian contemporaries. It is in fact a project initiated by the author and now posthumously completed by the editor, with a complete bibliography of Rossi-Landi's extensive work. Susan Petrilli's Introduction gives a fresh view of the importance of Rossi-Landi's work to modern critical theory
Charles S. Peirce, 1839-1914 : an intellectual biography by Gérard Deledalle( )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is the intellectual biography of the greatest of American philosophers. Peirce was not only a pioneer in logic and the creator of a philosophical movement pragmatism he also proposed a phenomenological theory, quite different from that of Husserl, but equal in profundity; and long before Saussure, and in a totally different spirit, a semiotic theory whose present interest owes nothing to passing fashion and everything to its fecundity. Throughout his life Peirce wrote continually about sign and phenomenon (or phaneron). Consequently his writings must be studied chronologically if the
Man as a sign : essays on the philosophy of language by Augusto Ponzio( )

14 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signifying and understanding : reading the works of Victoria Welby and the Signific movement by Susan Petrilli( )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book introduces and provides commentary on a selection of published and unpublished works by Victoria Welby and exponents of the Signific Movement in the Netherlands. Beyond offering an important contribution to the reconstruction of a neglected phase in the history of ideas, it evidences the theoretical topicality of significs, in particular the focus on the relation of signs to value, meaning, and understanding, on verbal and nonverbal behavior, and on language and communication."--Jacket
Sign studies and semioethics : communication, translation and values by Susan Petrilli( )

12 editions published in 2014 in English and German and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the issues surrounding the problematic perpetuation of dominant sign systems through the framework of 'semioethics'. Semioethics is concerned with using semiotics as a powerful tool to critique the status quo and move beyond the reproduction of the dominant order of communication. The aim is to present semioethics as a method to engage semiotics in an active rethink of our ability as humans to affect change
Semiotics unbounded : interpretive routes through the open network of signs by Susan Petrilli( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The more human knowledge increases, the more signs grow and, with this expansion, the more the boundaries of the science that studies signs expand. In Semiotics Unbounded, Susan Petrilli and Augusto Ponzio explain the explosion of the sign network in the era of global communication and discuss the important theoretical responses offered by semiotics. Providing a much-needed introductory guide to the subject, Petrilli and Ponzio explore the ever-growing frontiers of semiotics through the thought of prominent sign scholars such as Charles Peirce, Victoria Welby, Mikhail Bakhtin, Charles Morris, and Thomas Sebeok."--Jacket
Expression and interpretation in language by Susan Petrilli( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book features the full scope of Susan Petrilli's important work on signs, language, communication, and of meaning, interpretation, and understanding. Although readers are likely familiar with otherness, interpretation, identity, embodiment, ecological crisis, and ethical responsibility for the biosphere-Petrilli forges new paths where other theorists have not tread. This work of remarkable depth takes up intensely debated topics, exhibiting in their treatment of them what Petrilli admires-creativity and imagination. Petrilli presents a careful integration of divergent thinkers and diverse perspectives. While she abandons hope of attaining a final synthesis or an unqualifiedly comprehensive outlook, there remains a drive for coherence and detailed integration. The theory of identity being advocated in this book will provide the reader with an aid to appreciating the identity of the theorizing undertaken by Petrilli in her confrontation with an array of topics. Her theory differentiates itself from other offerings and, at the same time, is envisioned as a process of self-differentiation. Petrilli's contribution is at once historical and theoretical. It is historical in its recovery of major figures of language; it is theoretical in its articulation of a comprehensive framework. She expertly combines analytic precision and moral passion, theoretical imagination and political commitment."--Provided by publisher
Sign crossroads in global perspective : semioethics and responsibility by Susan Petrilli( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Halft Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface: In Her Own Voice -- The Seventh Sebeok Fellow -- 1. Semioethics and Responsibility: Beyond Specialisms, Universalisms, and Humanisms -- 2. Working with Interpreters of the "Meaning of Meaning": International Trends among 20th-Century Sign Theorists -- 3. The Relation with Morris in Rossi-Landi's and Sebeok's Approach to Signs -- 4. Iconicity and the Origin of Language: Charles S. Peirce and Giorgio Fano -- 5. Bodies and Signs: For a Typology of Semiosic Materiality -- 6. Semiotic Phenomenology of Predicative Judgement -- 7. On Communication: Contributions to the Human Sciences and to Humanism from Semiotics Understood as Semioethics -- 8. Iconicity in Translation: On Similarity, Alterity, and Dialogism in the Relation among Signs -- Index
Thomas Sebeok and the signs of life by Susan Petrilli( )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Thomas Sebeok, semiotics not only addresses human verbal communication but embraces the study of all sign activity - which is indeed, Sebeok argues, the very definition of life in the universe. What does Sebeok's vision say, though, about ethics or the arts?
Translation, translation( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The self as a sign, the world, and the other living semiotics by Susan Petrilli( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Welby and the science of signs : significs, semiotics, philosophy of language by Susan Petrilli( )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Welby (1837-1912) dedicated her research to the relationship between signs and values. She exchanged ideas with important exponents of the language and sign sciences, such as Charles S. Peirce and Charles S. Ogden. She examined themes she believed crucially important both in the use of signs and in reflection on signs. But Welby's research can also be understood in ideal dialogue with authors she could never have met in real life, such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Susanne Langer, and Genevieve Vaughan. Welby contends that signifying cannot be constrained to any one system, type of sign, language, field of discourse, or area of experience. On the contrary, it is ever more developed, enhanced, and rigorous, the more it develops across different fields, disciplines, and areas of experience. For example, to understand meaning, Welby evidences the advantage of translating it into another word even from the same language or resorting to metaphor to express what would otherwise be difficult to conceive. Welby aims for full awareness of the expressive potential of signifying resources. Her reflections make an important contribution to problems connected with communication, expression, interpretation, translation, and creativity
Fondamenti di filosofia del linguaggio by Augusto Ponzio( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The global world and its manifold faces : otherness as the basis of communication by Susan Petrilli( )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With respect to the prevalently monological character of the global world order, this book aims to show that different worlds are possible on the condition that we develop a critical linguistic consciousness. This means to recover otherness at the basis of communication, therefore the disposition to dialogue, difference, hospitality
Challenges to living together : transculturalism, migration, exploitation for a semioethics of human relations by Susan Petrilli( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Extending the gaze to all signs of life, semiotics as global semiotics evidences the condition of interrelatedness and interdependency not only among the sign systems forming the anthroposphere, but also between the latter and those forming the biosphere, ultimately between nature and culture. As "the art of listening", "of caring", semiotics as semioethics shows how the relation with the other, whether the other of self or the other from self, is inevitable and cannot be escaped. The vocation of the sign, of life, of communication, verbal and nonverbal, is the other. The other is a constitutive part of the world inhabited by all living beings. Challenges to human and nonhuman life in today's world are numerous and appear unsurmountable. In reality, these are challenges to living together, but living together is possible. Semiotics as global semiotics and semioethics tells us as much. This book designs a common vision from different perspectives all essentially oriented by the belief that living together can only be fully achieved when the business of living espouses diversity and care for the other as the principle of unity, when the unifying principle is difference."--Front cover flap
Interferenze : Pier Paolo Pasolini, Carmelo Bene e dintorni by Susan Petrilli( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"È come se ci fossero due operazioni opposte. Da un canto si eleva a 'maggiore': di un pensiero si fa una dottrina, di un modo di vivere si fa una cultura, di un avvenimento si fa Storia. Si pretende così riconoscere e ammirare, ma in effetti si normalizza. Succede lo stesso per i contadini delle Puglie, secondo Carmelo Bene: si può dar loro teatro, cinema e persino televisione. Non si tratta di rimpiangere il vecchio buon tempo, ma d'essere sgomenti di fronte all'operazione che subiscono, l'innesto, il trapianto fatto alle loro spalle per normalizzarli. Sono divenuti maggiori. Allora, operazione per operazione, chirurgia contro chirurgia, si può concepire l'inverso: in che modo 'minorare' (termine usato dai matematici), in che modo imporre un trattamento minore o di minorazione, per sprigionare dei divenire contro la Storia, delle vite contro la cultura, dei pensieri contro la dottrina, delle grazie o delle disgrazie contro il dogma". Riferite a Pier Paolo Pasolini queste parole di Gilles Deleuze risultano altrettanto appropriate. A Carmelo Bene e a Pier Paolo Pasolini abbiamo dedicato nel corso degli anni, in diverse occasioni, saggi e relazioni in seminari e convegni di studio e ricerca. Questo libro li riprende, integrandoli con testi inediti e presentando in forma unitaria, benché il discorso sia relativo a voci diverse, una riflessione su queste due importanti figure del nostro tempo - il nostro tempo, che, anziché fare semplicemente da contesto, è qui il testo effettivo che si analizza con il pre-testo di Carmelo Bene e Pier Paolo Pasolini; e ciò proprio seguendo il loro insegnamento
Anthropology, otherness, and existential enterprise by Maria Solimini( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to communication : trends in global communication studies( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ricerca semiotica by Omar Calabrese( Book )

8 editions published in 1993 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Semiotics unbounded : interpretive routes through the open network of signs
Semiotics unbounded : interpretive routes through the open network of signsExpression and interpretation in languageSign crossroads in global perspective : semioethics and responsibilityThomas Sebeok and the signs of life
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Petrilli, S.

Petrilli, S. 1954-

Petrilli, S. (Susan)

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