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Author: Susan Petrilli
Publisher: Routledge
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Category : Literary Criticism
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Sign Crossroads In Global Perspective

by Susan Petrilli, Sign Crossroads In Global Perspective Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Sign Crossroads In Global Perspective book, Language is the species-specific human version of the animal system of communication. In contrast to non-human animals, language enables humans to invent a plurality of possible worlds; reflect upon signs; be responsible for our actions; gain conscious awareness of our inevitable mutual involvement in the network of life on this planet; and be responsibly involved in the destiny of the planet. The author looks at semiotics, the study of signs, symbols, and communication as developing sequentially rather than successively, more synchronically than diachronically. She discusses the contemporary phenomenon that people in today's society have witnessed and participated in, as part of the development of semiotics. Although there is a long history preceding semiotics, in a sense the field is, as a phenomenon, more "of our time" than of any time past. Its leading figures, whom Petrilli examines, belong to the twentieth and twenty-first century. Semiotics is associated with a capacity for listening. This capacity is also the condition for reconnecting to and recovering the ancient vocation of semiotics as that branch of medical science relating to the interpretation of signs or symptoms. The pragmatic aspect of global semiotics studies the impact of language or signs on those who use them, and looks for consequences in actual practice. In this respect, Petrilli theorizes that the task for semiotics in the era of globalization is nothing less than to take responsibility for life in its totality.



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Author: Susan Petrilli
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412851270
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The Self As A Sign The World And The Other

by Susan Petrilli, The Self As A Sign The World And The Other Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Self As A Sign The World And The Other book, Ostentation of the Subject is a practice that is asserting itself ever more in today’s world. Consequently, criticism by philosophers, psychologists, sociologists, and anthropologists has been to little effect, considering that they are not immune to such practices themselves. The question of subjectivity concerns the close and the distant, the self and the other, the other from self and the other of self. It is thus connected to the question of the sign. It calls for a semiotic approach because the self is itself a sign; its very own relation with itself is a relation among signs. This book commits to developing a critique of subjectivity in terms of the "material" that the self is made of, that is, the material of signs. Susan Petrilli highlights the scholarship of Charles Peirce, Mikhail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Mary Boole, Jacques Derrida, Michael Foucault, Emmanuel Levinas, Claude Levi-Strauss, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Charles Morris, Thomas Sebeok, Thomas Szasz, and Victoria Welby. Included are American and European theories and theorists, evidencing the relationships interconnecting American, Italian, French, and German scholarship. Petrilli covers topics from identity issues that are part of semiotic views, to the corporeal self as well as responsibility, reason, and freedom. Her book should be read by philosophers, semioticians, and other social scientists.



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Author: Susan Petrilli
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412855373
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Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
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by Susan Petrilli, Victoria Welby And The Science Of Signs Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Victoria Welby And The Science Of Signs book, Victoria Welby (1837–1912) dedicated her research to the relationship between signs and values. She exchanged ideas with important exponents of the language and sign sciences, such as Charles S. Peirce and Charles S. Ogden. She examined themes she believed crucially important both in the use of signs and in reflection on signs. But Welby’s research can also be understood in ideal dialogue with authors she could never have met in real life, such as Mikhail Bakhtin, Susanne Langer, and Genevieve Vaughan. Welby contends that signifying cannot be constrained to any one system, type of sign, language, field of discourse, or area of experience. On the contrary, it is ever more developed, enhanced, and rigorous, the more it develops across different fields, disciplines, and areas of experience. For example, to understand meaning, Welby evidences the advantage of translating it into another word even from the same language or resorting to metaphor to express what would otherwise be difficult to conceive. Welby aims for full awareness of the expressive potential of signifying resources. Her reflections make an important contribution to problems connected with communication, expression, interpretation, translation, and creativity.



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Author: Susan Petrilli
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412847923
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Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Languages : en
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Expression And Interpretation In Language

by Susan Petrilli, Expression And Interpretation In Language Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Expression And Interpretation In Language book, This book features the full scope of Susan Petrilli’s important work on signs, language, communication, and of meaning, interpretation, and understanding. Although readers are likely familiar with otherness, interpretation, identity, embodiment, ecological crisis, and ethical responsibility for the biosphere—Petrilli forges new paths where other theorists have not tread. This work of remarkable depth takes up intensely debated topics, exhibiting in their treatment of them what Petrilli admires—creativity and imagination. Petrilli presents a careful integration of divergent thinkers and diverse perspectives. While she abandons hope of attaining a final synthesis or an unqualifiedly comprehensive outlook, there remains a drive for coherence and detailed integration. The theory of identity being advocated in this book will provide the reader with an aid to appreciating the identity of the theorizing undertaken by Petrilli in her confrontation with an array of topics. Her theory differentiates itself from other offerings and, at the same time, is envisioned as a process of self-differentiation. Petrilli’s contribution is at once historical and theoretical. It is historical in its recovery of major figures of language; it is theoretical in its articulation of a comprehensive framework. She expertly combines analytic precision and moral passion, theoretical imagination and political commitment.



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Author: Susan Petrilli
Publisher: Atwood Publications
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Category : Communication
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Approaches To Communication

by Susan Petrilli, Approaches To Communication Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Approaches To Communication book, The framework developed by Thomas A. Sebeok in his "global semiotics" is currently the most useful for investigating the nature and function of representation in human systems. The capacity to represent immediate reality is not unique to human animals, but the capacity to frame an indefinite number of possible worlds is unique to humans. This unique aspect of representational capacity in humans has led to "true culture," requiring a way to represent all the subtleties of language, in contrast to "nonhuman culture." It is on this level that nonverbal- and verbal-form assemblages blend together functionally and systematically. - from the Preface by Marcel Danesi This book proposes approaches to communication from different viewpoints. Their common objective is to contribute to what can be designated as Global Communication Studies. In our world, communication is all-pervasive. This calls for the broadest possible vision of the global sign network and an understanding of the sense of the role each of us must play in it. Consequently, the problem of communication is closely connected to the problem of responsibility. The book is dedicated to the late Thomas A. Sebeok.



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Author: John N. Deely
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Medieval Philosophy Redefined

by John N. Deely, Medieval Philosophy Redefined Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medieval Philosophy Redefined book, These two facts taken together --- the general notion of sign as the original initiative of Latin thought, and the use of the Latin language as the principal instrument for the development of speculative (i.e., species-specifically human) thought --- allow us for the first time to see the "medieval period" as a positively unified whole. This period forms truly and integrally the middle ages, the whole span between the end of ancient philosophy in the Greek language and the beginning of modern philosophy and science in the national languages. --



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Author: Yahya R. Kamalipour
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1527538346
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by Yahya R. Kamalipour, Global Perspectives On Media Politics Immigration Advertising And Social Networking Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Global Perspectives On Media Politics Immigration Advertising And Social Networking book, This eclectic and multicultural volume contains 17 papers, authored or co-authored by 25 scholars and doctoral students representing 11 countries. They discuss a wide range of global issues, including immigration, marginalization, identity, mass media, politics, social networking, education, digital media, advertising, and globalization. This book will be an excellent supplement to senior and graduate-level courses in international communication, cultural studies, mass media, journalism, global studies, political communication, intercultural communication, and related subjects.



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Author: Helena Wulff
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781845453282
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Category : Performing Arts
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Dancing At The Crossroads

by Helena Wulff, Dancing At The Crossroads Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dancing At The Crossroads book, Dancing at the crossroads used to be young people's opportunity to meet and enjoy themselves on mild summer evenings in the countryside in Ireland until this practice was banned by law, the Public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Irish cultural and political life, "dancing at the crossroads" also crystallizes the argument of this book: Irish dance, from Riverdance (the commercial show) and competitive dancing to dance theatre, conveys that Ireland is to be found in a crossroads situation with a firm base in a distinctly Irish tradition which is also becoming a prominent part of European modernity.



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Author: Allan H. Anderson
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Pentecostals After A Century

by Allan H. Anderson, Pentecostals After A Century Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Pentecostals After A Century book, This book emerges from a consultation in June 1996 with Walter J. Hollenweger, acknowledged doyen of Pentecostal studies, held at Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham. Different perspectives are offered from scholars from five continents, emphasizing the increasingly non-Western nature of this rapidly growing Christian movement and the significance of its roots. Central challenges facing Pentecostalism after a century of existence include the central doctrine of Spirit baptism and its relationship to the 'supernatural', the political relevance of the movement in different parts of the world, the indigenization and contextualization of the movement, and case studies from four continents.



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