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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...

  • Semiotics and Dialecticsby Peter V. Zima

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 224.00

    By focusing on the ?East European? dialogues and polemics, both contemporary and past, the present volume pursues two aims: 1) It would like to locate the discussion between semiotics and dialectics in an historical context. 2) It would like to make the reader familiar with the solutions proposed by theoreticians like Bakhtin, Lotman, Voloshinov, Fischer... more...

  • Essai sur les modalités tensivesby Claude Zilberberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 102.00

    The four studies grouped under the title Essai sur les modalités tensives touch upon several questions of semiotics presently debated in the theoretical framework proposed by A.J. Greimas. They are mainly concerned with the passages between meaning and form, and with the convertibilités between the different levels. more...

  • Semiotics and Pragmaticsby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    Looking at the ?semiotic landscape? ? the panorama of constituted semiotics ? two traditions seem to have developed separately and without interpenetration. Anglo-Saxon semioticians consider the Peircean framework to provide the adequate conceptual apparatus, whereas so-called ?Continental? semioticians refer to the sign theory in Saussure and in its... 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...