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Global semiotics

Author: Thomas A Sebeok
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, cop. 2001.
Series: Advances in semiotics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The study of semiotics underwent a gradual but radical paradigm shift during the 20th century, from a glottocentric enterprise to one that encompasses the whole terrestrial biosphere. In this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Sebeok
ISBN: 025333957X 9780253339577
OCLC Number: 906886678
Description: XXIII, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preliminary Table of Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Global Semiotics2. The Evolution of Semiosis3. Biosemiotics: Its Roots, Proliferation, and Prospects4. Galen in Medical Semiotics5. Signs, Bridges, Origins6. What Do We Know about the Signifying Behavior in the Domestic Cat (Felis catus)?7. "Give Me Another Horse"8. Nonverbal Communication9. Intersemiotics Transmutations: A Genre of Hybrid Jokes10. "Tell Me, Where is Fancy Bred?": The Biosemiotic Self11. The Cognitive Self and the Virtual Self12. Some Reflections on Vico in Semiotics13. Women in Semiotics14. The Music of the Spheres15. The Estonian Connection16. My "Short Happy Life" in Finno-Ugric Studies17. The Uralic Studies and English for Hungarians at Indiana University: A Personal ViewNotesReferencesIndex of Names
Series Title: Advances in semiotics.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Sebeok.


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Linguist, anthropologist, semiotician, and author/editor of hundreds of articles and books on a wide range of topics, Sebeok (emer., Indian Univ.) here offers 17 chapters dealing with the worldwide Read more...

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