Parallels, interactions and illuminations : traversing Chinese and Western theories of the signs (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Parallels, interactions and illuminations : traversing Chinese and Western theories of the signs

Author: Ersu Ding
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010
Series: Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking work, Ersu Ding studies two traditions of semiotic realism, represented by Plato and Husserl in the West and by Mo Zi and Ouyang Jian in China. They share two fundamental assumptions with regard to meaning: that there exist ultimate qualities of things and states of affairs in the extrasemiotic world and that the meanings of words or other types of sign are derivatives of these essentials. A
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ersu Ding
ISBN: 9781442685703 1442685700 1442640480 9781442640481
OCLC Number: 755882793
Language Note: Title, text in English; with some text in Chinese.
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: 1. The Platonic Triad and Its Chinese Counterpart --
2. Ontological Realism under Fire --
3. The Return of the Subject(s) --
4. The Peircean Trichotomy --
5. The Poetic Logic --
6. Metaphor and Culture --
7. Myth Making and Its Socio-Economic Functions.
Series Title: Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.
Responsibility: Ersu Ding.
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The first major work in Sino-Western comparative semiotics, Parallels, Interactions, and Illuminations is a trans-disciplinary and intercultural effort that makes intellectual connections not only  Read more...

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