Semeiotic

Keyword: Semeiotic


Working Paper | Posted 13/06/2014
Bergman, Mats (2014). Capturing Cerberus: The Rhetorical Path to General Semiotics

Peirce’s “sop to Cerberus” - the inclusion of a human ingredient in the general conception of the sign - has mostly been interpreted as a momentary lapse. Peirce certainly regretted the need for...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/08/2013
Quote from "Reason's Conscience: A Practical Treatise on the Theory of Discovery; Wherein logic is conceived as Semeiotic"

The study of languages ought to be based upon a study of the necessary conditions to which signs must conform in order to fulfill their functions as signs. I have...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

“Significs” sounds to me narrower than Semeotic, since signification is only one of the two chief functions of signs; as the elegant and correct John of Salisbury...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Pragmatism"

… when I said that those signs that have a logical interpretant are either general or closely connected with generals, this was not a scientific result, but only a strong impression due to a life-...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Phaneroscopy"

The highest kind of symbol is one which signifies a growth, or self-development, of thought, and it is of that alone that a moving representation is possible; and accordingly, the central problem...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Ideas, Stray or Stolen, about scientific writing. No. 1"

The speculative rhetoric that we are speaking of is a branch of the analytical study of the essential conditions to which all signs are subject, - a science named ...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "On Signs [R]"

Logic, in its general sense, is, as I believe I have shown, only another name for semiotic (σημειωτική), the quasi-necessary, or formal, doctrine of signs....

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Logic of Mathematics: An attempt to develop my categories from within"

The term “logic” is unscientifically by me employed in two distinct senses. In its narrower sense, it is the science of the necessary conditions of the attainment of truth. In its broader sense,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Teleological Logic"

… Science is divided into
1 Positive Science. Or the science of things.
2 Semiotic. Or the science of representations.
3 Formal Science. Or the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Harvard Lectures on the Logic of Science. Lecture I"

… we have now established three species of representations: copies, signs, and symbols; of the last of which only logic treats. A second approximation to a definition of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/08/2013
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

It seems to me that one of the first useful steps toward a science of semeiotic ({sémeiötiké}), or the cenoscopic science of signs, must be the accurate...

Pamphlet | Posted 15/10/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1903). A Syllabus of Certain Topics of Logic
Collected Papers, Cross-reference index: A Syllabus of Certain Topics of Logic, Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, 1903. Cf. Peirce's notice of it, [Bibliography] N-1905-9. Reprinted in part as...
News | Posted 08/08/2012
The Nanjing 11th World Congress of Semiotics

Modern semiotic theories can be traced back to four theoretical sources originating in the beginning of the 20th century: Saussurean structural linguistics, Peircean pragmatism, Husserlian...

Monograph | Posted 19/06/2012
Bergman, Mats (2009). Peirce's Philosophy of Communication: The Rhetorical Underpinnings of the Theory of Signs

Charles S. Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, was also the architect of a remarkable theory of signs that continues to puzzle and inspire philosophers today. In this important new book, Mats...

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