Keyword: Semiosis

Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Ransdell, Joseph M. (2013). Kinds of Determinants of Semiosis
I conclude from the examination of an example of semiosis that even though Peirce himself typically talks of two types of causation being involved, usually referred to as 'efficient' and...
Encyclopedia Article | Posted 13/10/2013
Taborsky, Edwina: "Energy Transformation and Semiosis"

This paper examines the processes of codification or measurement of energy by means of which energy is able to operate as mass. The architecture of this transformation rests on a series of...

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

It is important to understand what I mean by semiosis. All dynamical action, or action of brute force, physical or psychical, either takes place between two subjects (whether they react...

Article in Edited Collection | Posted 27/12/2012
Loula, Angelo, Gudwin, Ricardo, Ribeiro, Sidarta, Queiroz, Joao (2010). On Building Meaning: A Biologically-Inspired Experiment on Symbol-Based Communication . In: Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems 2008 Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
The use of an appropriate set of empirical and theoretical constraints to guide the construction of synthetic experiments leads to a better understanding of the natural phenomena under study, and...
Encyclopedia Article | Posted 26/12/2012
Nubiola, Jaime: "Complexity According to Peirce"

In a world of ever-growing specialization, the issue of complexity attracts a good amount of attention from cross-disciplinary points of view. Charles S. Peirce’s thought may help not only to...

Article in Edited Collection | Posted 25/12/2012
Queiroz, Joao, Emmeche, Claus, El-Hani, Charbel (2010). Information and Semiosis in Living Systems: A Semiotic Approach. In: Essential Readings in Biosemiotics
During the 1950s and 1960s, genetics and cell and molecular biology have been swamped by terms borrowed from information theory. This “information talk” still pervades these fields, including widely...
Article in Journal | Posted 24/12/2012
Merrell, Floyd, Queiroz, Joao (2010). Icons and Abduction
In our effort to relate abductive process to iconic semiosis, we argue that meaning begins the process of its development as an icon, and logic of abduction is the logic responsible for this iconic...
Article in Edited Collection | Posted 22/12/2012
Queiroz, Joao (2012). Complexification. In: A More Developed Sign -- Interpreting the Work of Jesper Hoffmeyer
There is almost a consensus that complexity has increased in information living systems, giving rise to symbolicity, grammar, syntactic recursiveness, etc. However, the processes behind the...
Article in Journal | Posted 20/12/2012
Queiroz, Joao, El-Hani, Charbel (2012). Downward Determination in Semiotic Multi-level Systems
Peirce's pragmatic notion of semiosis can be described in terms of a multi-level system of constraints involving chance, efficient, formal and final causation. According to the model proposed...