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" Thus a cultural unit never obliges me to replace it by means of something which is not a semiotic entity, and never asks to be explained by some Platonic, psychic or objectal entity. Semiosis explains itself by itself; this continual circularity is the... "
Umberto Eco and the Open Text: Semiotics, Fiction, Popular Culture - Page 84
by Peter Bondanella - 2005 - 236 pages
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Peirce's Approach to the Self: A Semiotic Perspective on Human Subjectivity

Vincent Michael Colapietro - Philosophy - 1988 - 141 pages
...replace a cultural unit by means of something which is not a semiotic entity, and no cultural unit has to be explained by some platonic, psychic, or objectal...normal condition of signification and even allows communicational processes to use signs in order to mention things and states of the world. (1979, 198)...
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Reading the Written Image: Verbal Play, Interpretation, and the Roots of ...

Christopher Collins - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 194 pages
...a semiotic entity, and no cultural unit has to be explained by some platonic, prychic, or obleital entity. Semiosis explains itself by itself: this continual...normal condition of signification and even allows communicational processes to use signs in order to mention things and states of the world. (198, emphasis...
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Authorizing Fictions

Marie Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 113 pages
...without even allowing one to touch them directly, though making them accessible through other units. . .. Semiosis explains itself by itself: this continual...normal condition of signification and even allows communicational processes to use signs in order to mention things and states of the world", p. 198....
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The Critical I

Norman Norwood Holland - History - 1992 - 262 pages
...of reasoning (very like Derrida's), passives like "to be named" elide whoever is doing the naming. "Semiosis explains itself by itself: this continual...circularity is the normal condition of signification." By making "signification" purely the activity of signs or a quite unverified "public agreement" (that...
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Cultural Semiosis: Tracing the Signifier

Hugh J. Silverman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 325 pages
...explains itself by itself (TS, 71) or, in Italian, "La semiosi si spiega da sola" (TSG, 104). M Thus, "this continual circularity is the normal condition...communication to use signs in order to mention things" (TS, 71).33 On Eco's premises, we do indeed get very close to the order of culture, and yet we cannot...
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Musical Meaning in Beethoven: Markedness, Correlation, and Interpretation

Robert S. Hatten - Music - 2004 - 349 pages
...codes" (71). In conjunction with the notion of a cultural unit, the interpretant characterizes semiosis: [A] cultural unit never obliges one to replace it...circularity is the normal condition of signification. . . . [71] I have not fully explored the richness of this concept in my model, other than by making...
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Contemporary Pragmatism 2

John R. Shook, Paulo Ghiraldelli - 2005 - 210 pages
...not a semiotic entity, and no cultural unit has to be explained by some platonic, psychic or objectai entity. Semiosis explains itself by itself: this continual...normal condition of signification and even allows communicational processes to use signs in order to mention things and states of the world. (1979, 198)...
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