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Biosemiotics : an examination into the signs of life and the life of signs

Author: Jesper Hoffmeyer
Publisher: Scranton : University of Scranton Press, 2008.
Series: Approaches to postmodernity, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the linguistic powers of humans suggest that consciousness emerges in the evolutionary process and that life is based on sign action, not just molecular interaction. This book is suitable  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffmeyer, Jesper.
Biosemiotics.
Scranton : University of Scranton Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609962896
Online version:
Hoffmeyer, Jesper.
Biosemiotics.
Scranton : University of Scranton Press, 2008
(OCoLC)610576847
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jesper Hoffmeyer
ISBN: 9781589661691 1589661699
OCLC Number: 226911695
Notes: "Originally published in Danish as Biosemiotik. En afhandling om livets tegn og tegnenes liv. 2005 Ries Forlag, Copenhagen"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Biosemiotics --
Surfaces within surfaces --
Sign and cause --
Code-duality --
The semiotics of history --
The semiotic niche --
Endosemiotics --
From animal to human --
Perspectives --
Biosemiotic technology --
Postscript : short historical notes.
Series Title: Approaches to postmodernity, v. 2.
Responsibility: Jesper Hoffmeyer ; translated by Jesper Hoffmeyer and Donald Favareau ; edited by Donald Favareau.
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