Semiotics / Edition 1

Semiotics / Edition 1

by Paul Cobley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415440734

ISBN-13: 9780415440738

Pub. Date: 07/31/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field.

Topics covered include:

  • the history, development, and uses of semiotics
  • key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and
    Sebeok
  • crucial

Overview

The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field.

Topics covered include:

  • the history, development, and uses of semiotics
  • key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and
    Sebeok
  • crucial and contemporary topics such as biosemiotics, sociosemiotics and semioethics
  • the semiotics of media and culture, nature and cognition.

Featuring an extended glossary of key terms and thinkers as well as suggestions for further reading, this is an invaluable reference guide for students of semiotics at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415440738
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/31/2009
Series:
Routledge Companions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on contributors ix

Acknowledgements xvii

Using this book xix

Part I Understanding semiotics 1

Introduction Paul Cobley 3

1 Ancient semiotics Giovanni Manetti 13

2 Semiotics of nature Jesper Hoffmeyer 29

3 Umwelt and modelling Kalevi Kull 43

4 Logic and cognition Peer Bundgaard Frederik Stjernfelt 57

5 Realism and Epistemology John Deely 74

6 Peirce, phenomenology and semiotics Nathan Houser 89

7 The Saussurean heritage Anne H?nault 101

8 Sociosemiotics Anti Randviir Paul Cobley 118

9 Semiotics of media and culture Marcel Danesi 135

10 Semioethics Susan Petrilli Augusto Ponzio 150

Part II Key themes and major figures in semiotics 163

References 359

Index 389

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