Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook
Indiana University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 413 pages
Designed for classroom use in a number of disciplines, this comprehensive introduction to cultural semiotics is also an easy-to-use reference for those who would like a better understanding of the topic. No other text provides this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.
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Tertiary Modeling System ( TMS ) = this is the highly complex neural system that allows the maturing child to en gage in highly abstract forms of semiosis .
crete and abstract concepts — a concrete concept is one that is empirically demonstrable and an abstract concept is one that is not .
They then proceed to rename abstract concepts conceptual metaphors , defining them as generalized metaphorical formulas that characterize specific ...
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This book is an excellent introduction to the principles of semiotics. The writing style is accessible, making it perfect for undergraduates as well as interested lay readers, but also interesting ... Read full review
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Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management
Limited preview - 2008