The ontology of signs as linguistic and non-linguistic entities: a cognitive perspective

Kravchenko, Prof. A.V. (2003) The ontology of signs as linguistic and non-linguistic entities: a cognitive perspective. [Book Chapter]

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It is argued that the traditional philosophical/linguistic analysis of semiotic phe-nomena is based on the false epistemological assumption that linguistic and non-linguistic entities possess different ontologies. An attempt is made to show where linguistics as the study of signs went wrong, and an unorthodox account of the na-ture of semiosis is proposed in the framework of autopoiesis as a new epistemology of the living.

Item Type:Book Chapter
Keywords:sign, semiosis, ontology, epistemology
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Language
Linguistics > Pragmatics
Philosophy > Epistemology
ID Code:4009
Deposited By:Kravchenko, Professor Alexander
Deposited On:28 Dec 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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