Signs In Society

Signs In Society

by Richard J. Parmentier
     
 

Richard Parmentier takes up Ferdinand de Saussure’s challenge to study the "life of signs in society" by using semiotic tools proposed by Charles Sanders Peirce. He studies how semiotic theory can illuminate highly complex social and cultural practices.

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Overview

Richard Parmentier takes up Ferdinand de Saussure’s challenge to study the "life of signs in society" by using semiotic tools proposed by Charles Sanders Peirce. He studies how semiotic theory can illuminate highly complex social and cultural practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253327574
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1994
Series:
Advances in Semiotics Series
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1550L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

RICHARD J. PARMENTIER, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University, is the author of The Sacred Remains: Myth, History, and Polity in Belau and articles on Pacific ethnography, anthropological linguistics, and semiotic theory.

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