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The Peirce Seminar Papers

Volume II: An Annual of Semiotic Analysis

Edited by Michael Shapiro

272 pages, bibliog.

ISBN  978-1-57181-060-1 $120.00/£85.00 Hb Published (January 1995)

Hb   Recommend to your Library

"... an excellent collection reflecting the ever-widening appeal and potential of Peirce's logic of signs."  · Peirce Project Newsletter

"To anyone interested in the cognitive bases of language and/or the theoretical foundations of linguistics, this book has a great deal to offer."  · Language

Since the modern founding of the theory of signs by the American philosopher-scientist Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the field of semiotics has become increasingly prominent as a method of interdisciplinary research and study, bridging the humanities, the fine arts, and the natural and social sciences. It is also truly international, with faculty representation at many universities, research institutes, and scholarly societies throughout the world. These two volumes reflect the continuing appeal of Peirce's sign theory bringing together as they do a great variety of authors from all over the world whose aim is to set the stage for a productive collaboration among linguists and cognitive scientists.

Michael Shapiro is Professor of Slavic and Semiotic Studies, Brown University

Subject: General Cultural Studies 18th/19th Century History

BISAC: SOC041000 SOCIAL SCIENCE/Essays; HIS037060 HISTORY/Modern/19th Century

BIC: JFC Cultural studies; HBLL Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900