Keyword: Semiotics

News | Posted 26/04/2015
International Symposium on Cultural and Communication Semiotics

The Second Call for Papers

There are twelve Round Tables on various topics in different fields of semiotic and media studies. Please contact the secretary of the RT you would like to choose...

News | Posted 26/02/2015
Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

The Semiotic Society of America
40th Annual Meeting

Charles Sanders Peirce’s concept of evolutionary love is behind the theme of this year’s conference, which prompts an exploration...

News | Posted 16/12/2014
Special Issue on 'Commemorating Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914): Interpretive Semiotics and Mass Media'

Special commemorative issue of the on-line-journal Ocula has been published.

Article in Journal | Posted 23/11/2014
Ostdiek, Gerald (2014). The Manufacture of Chance: Firstness as a Fixture of Life
Whereas Peirce’s logic (and belief therein) drove him to postulate a primitive sentiency of physical matter, this essay argues that life exhibits behavior that is radically discontinuous from its...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/11/2014
Kralemann, Björn, Lattmann, Claas (2013). Models as Icons: Modeling Models in the Semiotic Framework of Peirce’s Theory of Signs
In this paper, we try to shed light on the ontological puzzle pertaining to models and to contribute to a better understanding of what models are. Our suggestion is that models should be regarded...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Petrov, Petre (2013). Mixing signs and bones: John Deely's case for global semiosis
The article develops a critique of John Deely's ontological realism, specifically in its relevance for the project of global semiotics. Deely, whose theorizations rely heavily on the pre-modern...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Radford, Luis (2009). Diagrammatic Thinking: Notes On Peirce's Semiotics and Epistemology
In this paper, I discuss the role of diagrammatic thinking within the larger context of cognitive activity as framed by Peirce's semiotic theory of and its underpinning realistic ontology. After...
Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Nöth, Winfried (2010). The Criterion of Habit in Peirce's Definitions of the Symbol
The article discusses American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce and his theory of the symbol. How Peirce's theory of the symbol relates to the concept of habit is examined. The author states...
Article in Journal | Posted 30/10/2014
Borges, Priscila (2013). Tracing signs of a developing science: On the correspondence between Victoria Lady Welby and Charles S. Peirce
The correspondence between Victoria Lady Welby and Charles Sanders Peirce started in 1903 when Welby sent Peirce her book What is meaning?, and continued with the exchange of letters about language...
Monograph | Posted 04/08/2014
Freadman, Anne (2004). The Machinery of Talk: Charles Peirce and the Sign Hypothesis

This radical reevaluation of one of the foundational figures of semiotics presents Peirce as the theorist of the "machinery of talk" rather than of the mind and its contents. The book is a...

Monograph | Posted 29/07/2014
Jappy, Tony (2013). Introduction to Peircean Visual Semiotics

Contemporary culture is as much visual as literary. This book explores an approach to the communicative power of the pictorial and multimodal documents that make up this visual culture, using...

News | Posted 27/06/2014
100 Years of Modern Semiotics: Limits and Perspectives on Peirce’s Theory of Signs

The international conference is held in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the death of the founder of modern semiotics C. S. Peirce. The general topic of the conference...

Link | Posted 26/06/2014
The American Journal of Semiotics

The American Journal of Semiotics is a peer-reviewed research publication with an interdisciplinary focus on the general subject of signs and sign systems. The journal explores all communication...

News | Posted 26/06/2014
Special Issue on Peirce and the Cenoscopic Science of Signs

The American Journal of Semiotics Vol. 30, Issue 1/2, 2014

1.Priscila Borges, Experience and Cognition in Peirce’s Semiotics
2. Garnet C. Butchart, Haunting Past Images...

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...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 04/05/2014
Merrell, Floyd: "Semiotics and Literary Studies"

Saussurean semiology came into its own during the 1950s and 1960s, and in the 1970s it began giving ground to the exceedingly more inclusive semiotic concept of the sign developed by Charles S....

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
de Waal, Cornelis (2013). Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed

Peirce: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Peirce's life and thought, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to this important and complex thinker. The book...

Link | Posted 23/04/2014
Semiotics, Communication and Cognition

The series focuses on the state of contemporary semiotics and its current applications. It is intended to produce a number of concise interventions in semiotics, by which is meant studies of...

Link | Posted 23/04/2014
Toronto Studies in Semiotics and Communication

Semiotics is an interpretative science that provides powerful analytical tools for the study of our perception of reality. In recognition of semiotics’ interdisciplinary nature, this series...

Link | Posted 17/04/2014
Semiotics Encyclopedia Online