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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... as the basis for understanding human cognitive processes ( Danesi 1993 ) . ... to understand the interconnection between representation and knowledge .
The Italian philosopher Vico emphasized that the human mind " does not understand anything of which it has had no previous impression from the senses " ( in ...
Incidentally , this is perhaps why we can understand stories in virtually the same ways that we understand music or paintings . A painting is much more than ...
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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