Between signs and non-signs / Ferruccio Rossi-Landi ; edited with an introduction by Susan Petrilli.
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Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1992.|
1 online resource (xxix, 322 pages)|
Critical theory, 0920-3060 ; v. 10|
Critical theory ; v. 10.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Communication Studies.
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Table of Contents:
- BETWEEN SIGNS AND NON-SIGNS; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Introduction; Notes; References; Sidelights; I. SIGNS AND MASTERS IN SEMIOTIC HISTORY; 1. A Fragment in the History of Italian Semiotics; Premise; 1.1 Communication in the History of Ideas; 1.2 Flour from My Own Mill; References; 2. Signs about a Master of Signs; 2.1 A Personal Premise; 2.2 Remarks about This Selection; 2.3 Semiotics and Philosophy; 2.4 At the Threshold of ""Social Practice"" in FTS; 2.5 Semiotics as a Biological Science in SLB; 2.6 Sign-behavior vs. Behavior-as-communication
- 2.7 Sign-vehicles, Signifiants, and Signs2.8 Meaning and the Three Dimensions; 2.9 Summary and Conclusions; 2.10 Writings by Charles Morris; Notes; References; 3. On some Post-Morrisian Problems; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Semiotics and Philosophy; 3.3 Signs and Values; 3.4 Charles Morris and Social Practice; 3.5 Semiosis and Meaning; 3.6 Behavior and Communication; 3.7 Behaving and ""Moving About""; 3.8 Conclusion; References; 4. Wittgenstein, Old and New; 4.1 Foreword; 4.2 Wittgenstein's Iceberg; 4.3 Wittgenstein and Semiotics; 4.4 Ideas for a Common Approach to Marx, Freud, and Wittgenstein
- 4.5 Wittgenstein and AlienationReferences; II. SIGNS AS COGNITIVE AND EVALUATIVE INSTRUMENTS; 5. Toward an Analysis of Appraisive Signs in Esthetics; 5.1 Morris's Behavioral Approach; 5.2 Draft of an Operational Approach to Esthetic Values; Notes; References; 6. On Absurdity; Head Note; On Absurdity (1963); 6.1 ""Category Mistakes"" and the Reductio Ad Absurdum According to Linguistic Philosophy; 6.2 Ryle's Procedure; 6.3 General Weakness of the Appeal to Absurdity; 6.4 Various Types of Absurdity, from ""Linguistic"" to ""Real""; 6.4.1 Unknown Words and Their Combinations
- 6.4.2 Odd Combinations of Words6.4.3 Difficult or Contradictory Combinations of Words; 6.4.4 Illegitimate, or Spurious, Combinations of Words; 6.4.5 Strangeness in the Thing Reported or Spoken About; 6.4.6 Self-effacing Combinations of Words; 6.5 Absurdity and Logical Types; Notes; References; 7. On the Overlapping of Categories in the Social Sciences; 7.1 Some Cases of Paired Terms; 7.2 Instances of Overlapping Categories; 7.2.1 Production and Consumption; 7.2.2 Public and Private; 7.2.3 Communication and Behavior; 7.2.4 Language and Thought; 7.2.5 Thought and Social Institutions
- 7.3 A Hint at the Dialectic of Essence and PhenomenaNote; References; III. SIGNS, LINGUISTIC ALIENATION AND SOCIAL REPRODUCTION; 8. Introduction to Semiosis and Social Reproduction; 8.1 Foreword and Outline; 8.2 Does Semiotics Exist?; 8.3 Social Reproduction in General; 8.4 Social Reproduction vs. Reality; 8.5 Three Complementary Approaches; 9. Articulations in Verbal and Objectual Sign Systems; Foreword; 9.1 Artefacts and Work; 9.2 Homology of Production; 9.2.1 First Level: Presignificant Items; 9.2.2 Second Level: Irreducibly Significant Items; 9.2.3 Third Level: ""Completed"" Pieces