Pierce Seminar Papers: Essays in Semiotic Analysis:The State of the Art

Overview

Philosophers and linguists have come together for this volume to provide a glimpse of current thinking about language in a semiotic mode and of the analyses that result from applying the theory of signs of the American philosopher-scientist Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) to subjects that Peirce himself did not explore in any depth. Contributors include Victor Friedman, Laura Janda, Tony Jappy, Dinès Johansen, Dan Nesher, Joáo Queiroz, Joëlle Réthoré, Michael Shapiro, and ...

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Overview

Philosophers and linguists have come together for this volume to provide a glimpse of current thinking about language in a semiotic mode and of the analyses that result from applying the theory of signs of the American philosopher-scientist Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) to subjects that Peirce himself did not explore in any depth. Contributors include Victor Friedman, Laura Janda, Tony Jappy, Dinès Johansen, Dan Nesher, Joáo Queiroz, Joëlle Réthoré, Michael Shapiro, and Nils Thelin.

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Editorial Reviews

Language
To anyone interested in the cognitive bases of language and/or the theoretical foundations of linguistics, this book has a great deal to offer.
Peirce Project Newsletter
... an excellent collection reflecting the ever-widening appeal and potential of Peirce&rsquos logic of signs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781571814197
  • Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/15/2002
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 8.72 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Shapiro is Professor of Slavic and Semiotic Studies at Brown University.

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Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction
Biopragmatism, Space/Time Cognition, and the Sense of Language 1
The Biological Substrate of Icons, Indexes, and Symbols in Animal Communication: A Neurosemiotic Analysis of Vervet Monkey Alarm Calls 69
How 'Our Senses as Reasoning Machines' Prove That Our Perceptual Judgments Are True Representations of External Reality 79
Aspects of a Neo-Peircean Linguistics: Language History as Linguistic Theory 108
Indication, Iconicity, Grammaticalization and the Categories 126
The Sense of Language (as Langage) versus the Nonsense of Languages (as Langues): Iconicity versus Arbitrariness 152
Cognitive "Hot Spots" in the Russian Case System 165
Interrogation and Nonconfirmativity: A Peircean Approach to the Intersection between Expressive Past and Present 189
Reading as Iconization 204
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