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- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
This volume reintroduces Peircean ideas within documentary studies. Through the work of three renowned filmmakers - Jon Jost, Johan Van der Keuken, and Rithy Panh - this book attempts to reassert human agency within a global age dominated by skepticism and subservience to a mechanistic military techno-culture. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The aim of this volume is to present the diverse but highly interesting area of the quantitative analysis of the sequence of various linguistic structures. The collected articles present a wide spectrum of quantitative analyses of linguistic syntagmatic structures and explore novel sequential linguistic entities. This volume will be interesting... more...
- 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...
- Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 28.99
The phenomenon of substitution failure is a longstanding focus of discussion for philosophers of language. Substitution failure occurs when a change from one co-referential name to another (e.g. from 'Superman' to 'Clark Kent') affects the truth-value of a sentence. Jennifer Saul has shown that this can occur even in the simplest of... more...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52
Alle Tage wird man mit den unterschiedlichsten Selbstverständlichkeiten und Patentlösungen, mit geradezu litaneihaft wiederholten "Richtigkeiten" konfrontiert. Jeder kennt dergleichen Satzwahrheiten, die in den Medien tagtäglich zu lesen, zu hören, zu sehen sind: "Wachstum schafft Arbeitsplätze", "Kinder brauchen Kindergärten",... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 64.95
M.A.K Halliday?s work has been hugely influential in linguistics and beyond since the 1960s. This is a collection of interviews with key figures in the generation of social semioticians who have taken Halliday?s concept of social semiotics and developed it further in various directions, making their own original contributions to theory and practice.... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00
Discourse and ways of thinking are mirrored in typical language usage. With corpus linguistic methods it is possible to expose recurring formula and patterns of language usage and their variations. This book demonstrates how inductive theories for cultural studies analyses can be derived from large bodies of text. The methods are illustrated... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 128.00
Fruit d?une décade tenue au Centre culturel de Cerisy en 1983, l?ouvrage réunit une quinzaine de contributions qui sont autant de signes d?ouverture de la part d?une discipline en cours d?évolution. La mise en question porte á la fois sur les postulats (philosophiques et épistémologiques) de la sémiotique, sur ses méthodes (notamment face à de nouveaux... more...