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  • Polysemy in Cognitive Linguisticsby Hubert Cuyckens; Britta E. Zawada

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00

    In Cognitive Linguistics, polysemy is regarded as a categorizing phenomenon; i.e., related meanings of words form categories centering around a prototype and bearing family resemblance relations to one another. Under this polysemy = categorization view, the scope of investigation has been gradually broadened from categories in the lexical and lexico-grammatical... more...

  • Reflecting the Mindby Eros Corazza

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 114.99

    Eros Corazza presents a fascinating investigation of the role that indexicals (e.g. 'I', 'she', 'this', 'today', 'here') play in our thought. Indexicality is crucial to the understanding of such puzzling issues as the nature of the self, the nature of perception, social interaction, psychological pathologies,... more...

  • History of Semioticsby Achim Eschbach; Jürgen Trabant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 203.00

    This volume brings together a collection of papers on the general theoretical and methodological problems in the historiography of semiotics. It is not a history in the conventional sense, even though the main periods and figures in the development of semiotics are given due prominence. Nevertheless, it should offer the reader stimulation and food... more...

  • Semiological Investigations, or Topics Pertaining to the General Theory of Signsby Johann Cristoph Hoffbauer; Robert E. Innis

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 165.00

    Reprint of the original Latin text Tentamina semiologica, sive quaedam generalem theoriam signorum spectantia (1789), edited, translated and with an Introduction by Robert E. Innis The 33 sections of this classic text by Hoffbauer have a twofold focus: a descriptive inventory of signs, and a comparison of the expressive and cognitive powers of different... more...

  • Between Signs and Non-Signsby Ferruccio Rossi-Landi; Susan Petrilli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 173.00

    The Italian philosopher F. Rossi-Landi (1921-1985) conducted pioneering work in the philosophy of language. His research is characterised by a critique of language and ideology in relation to sign production processes and the process of social reproduction. Between Signs and Non-Signs is a collection of 14 articles by Rossi-Landi written between... more...

  • Essays on Significsby H. Walter Schmitz

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 197.00

    Significs is one of those (by no means exclusively) sign theoretically relevant movements which arose at the turn of the century. It established a philosophical tradition which, from its very inception, was interlaced with widely varying movements ranging, for example, from Breal's semantics to Carnap's and Neurath's logical empiricism. In this volume,... more...

  • From Sign to Textby Yishai Tobin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 240.00

    This volume contains selected contributions from the colloquium From Sign to Text' (Ben Gurion University, 1985) and combines the diverse interdisciplinary interests and approaches of the contributors in a fundamentally shared definition of language seen as a flexible and open-ended system of systems' revolving around the notion of signs used by human... more...

  • Logical Semiotics & Mereologyby Richard M. Martin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 180.00

    The papers in this volume are concerned with a variety of vitally important topics in philosophical logic, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of science, and in the application of modern logic to wider philosophical problems. All of them make fundamental use, in one way or another, of logical semiotics, the modern... more...

  • Semiotics and Pragmaticsby Gérard Deledalle

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1989; US$ 240.00

    This collective volume contains carefully selected papers presented at the international semiotics conference ?Semiotique et pragmatique? that took place in Perpignan on 17 to 19 November, 1983. The volume starts of with four debate papers by Searle, Apel, Greimas and Landowski, and is followed then by the main section which is subdivided by a historical,... more...

  • Signs, Dialogue and Ideologyby Augusto Ponzio; Susan Petrilli

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 135.00

    Signs, Dialogue and Ideology illustrates and critically examines — both historically and theoretically — the current state of semiotic discourse from Peirce to Bakhtin, through Saussure, Levinas, Schaff and Rossi-Landi to modern semioticians such as Umberto Eco. Ponzio is in search of a method to construct an appropriate language to talk... more...