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  • Whose Language?by Jacob L. Mey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1985; US$ 188.00

    "For the colonized person, objectivity is always directed against him" (Frantz Fanon). Colonized persons do not live on what we call (or used to call) the "colonies" alone. In general, objective reality, or the "facts of life", are very different depending on the kind of life you can afford. This goes for language as well; and it explains both the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sémiotique en jeuby Michel Arrivé; Jean-Claude Coquet

    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...

  • MEANING, LOGIC AND LUDICSby Alain Lecomte

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 198.00

    This book presents several recent advances in natural language semantics and explores the boundaries between syntax and semantics over the last two decades. It is based on some of the most recent theories in logic, such as linear logic and ludics, first c more...

  • Niklas Luhmanns Systemtheorie und Charles S. Peirces Zeichentheorieby Werner Scheibmayr

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 168.00

    This study is the first to make a systematic attempt to relate the universal theories of Niklas Luhmann (1927-1998) and Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) to one another. On the basis of a critical functional analysis of systems theory and semiotic theory, a newly designed semiotic system is proposed that displays a higher resolution and recombination potential... more...

  • Simple Wahrheiten und warum ihnen nicht zu trauen istby Marianne Gronemeyer

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 18.56

    Hauptbeschreibung 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...

  • Introduction to Pragmaticsby Betty J. Birner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 102.95

    Introduction to Pragmatics guides students through traditional and new approaches in the field, focusing particularly on phenomena at the elusive semantics/pragmatics boundary to explore the role of context in linguistic communication. Offers students an accessible introduction and an up-to-date survey of the field, encompassing both established... more...

  • Multimodality in Practiceby Sigrid Norris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    In this wide-ranging collection, contributors present examples of multimodal discourse analysis in practice. The book illustrates new theoretical, methodological and empirical research into new technologies such as the internet, software, CD-ROM, video, and older technologies such as film, newspapers, brands or billboards. Each chapter demonstrates... more...

  • Language and Computersby Markus Dickinson; Chris Brew; Detmar Meurers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.95

    Language and Computers introduces students to the fundamentals of how computers are used to represent, process, and organize textual and spoken information. Concepts are grounded in real-world examples familiar to students’ experiences of using language and computers in everyday life. A real-world introduction to the fundamentals of how computers... more...