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Where we are now in discovering the basic mechanisms of meaning-making
Where we are now in discovering the basic mechanisms of meaning-making

Author(s): Kalevi Kull
Subject(s): Semiotics / Semiology
Published by: TARTU ÜLIKOOLI KIRJASTUS

Summary/Abstract: It is now 20 years since the publication of the first book titled Biosemiotics and from the Glottertal meetings that initiated much for the further decades. It is already 50 years since the coinage of the term ‘biosemiotics’. It is now 40 years since the Waddington symposia, at which the theory for general biology has been actively searched for, with some clear, although not fully selfaware hints towards a semiotic biology. And there have been 11 annual Gatherings in Biosemiotics held with hundreds of scholars altogether discuss ing and advancing the approach. What has been achieved with these two decades?

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 11
  • Page Range: 11-24
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: English