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Organizational Julia Kristeva David Lidov
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Pictoral Semiotics Claude Levi-Strauss Winfried Nöth
Music and Semiotics John Locke Burghard Rieger
Semiotics in Cinema Yuri Lotman Brian Rotman
Semiotics and Media Christian Metz Göran Sonesson
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    History of Semiotics
  • see John Deely
  • Ryder (2004) Semiotics: Language and Culture (includes a brief history)
  • Plato (360 B.C.E.) Cratylus mirror mirror mirrors
  • Gans (1997) Plato and The Birth of Conceptual Thought
  • Aristotle (350 B.C.E) On Interpretation mirror mirror mirror mirror mirror
  • Vogt (1998) Semiotics of Human Body and Character: Aristotle's Logical Foundation of Physiognomics
  • Medieval Semiotics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
  • Wheeler (1999) The Semiosis of Francis Bacon's Scientific Empiricism mirror
  • Murphy (1994) Language, Communication, and Representation in the Semiotic of John Poinsot
  • Chang (1998) The Rise of Semiotics and the Liberal Arts: Reading Martianus Capella's The Marriage of Philology and Mercury pdf
  • Chang (2002) The Paradox of Learning and the Elenchos: Plato's Meno, Augustine's De Magistro, and Gongsunlong's Jianpailun (On Hardness and Whiteness) pdf
  • Chang (1998) Controversy over Language: Towards Pre-Qin Semiotics pdf
  • Brough (2001) Misinterpretation in Augustine.s Confessions
  • Fanger (1999) Things Done Wisely by a Wise Enchanter: Negotiating the Power of Words in the Thirteenth Century
  • Ott (2004) Locke's Philosophy of Language pdf
  • Locke Coins 'Semeiotike' (From 1690: Essay Concerning Human Understanding)
  • Vogt (1998) Semiotics of Human Body and Character: Aristotle's Logical Foundation of Physiognomics
  • Danesi and Perron Analyzing Cultures (includes a secion on history)
  • Cozma (1998) The Ethical Values of the Music Art of the Ancient Greeks: A Semiotic Essay
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  • Karl-Otto Apel
  • Vehkavaara (2003) Biosemiotics as applied objective ethics and esthetics? pdf
  • Bopry Semiotics, Epistemology, and Inquiry
  • Goguen The Ethics of Databases
  • Charles Sanders Peirce
    • Ethics of Terminology exerpts (Andreas Goppold)
  • see Habermas: Discourse Ethics
  • see Barthes' Mythologies


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    • Umberto Eco
    • Claus Emmeche
    • Jack Goody
    • Algirdas Julius Greimas
      • Lenoir (1994) Was That Last Turn A Right Turn? The Semiotic Turn and A.J. Greimas
      • Felluga (2002) Greimas: On Plotting
      • The Semiotic Square
        • Felluga (2000) The Semiotic Square
        • Miles (2000) the 'semiotic square' explained in context of the film,"singin' in the Rain".
    • Michael Halliday
    • Roman Jakobson
    • Louis Hjelmslev
    • Jesper Hoffmeyer
    • Kalevi Kull
    • Jacques Lacan
    • Alfred Lang
    • Jay Lemke
    • Eero Tarasti
    • David Lidov
    • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    • Yuri Lotman
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    • Charles Morris
    • Mihai Nadin
    • Winfried Nöth
      • Charles Sanders Peirce

      • Walker Percy
      • Brian Rotman
      • Ferdinand de Saussure
      • Thomas Sebeok
        • Gary Shank
        • Alexi Sharov (biosemiotics)
        • Scott Simpkins
        • Göran Sonesson
        • Paul Thibault
        • Jakob von Uexküll
        • Jaan Valsiner
        • Adam Vile
        • Lev Vygotsky
        • Gordon Wells
          • Wells (1999) Dialogic Inquiry: Towards a Sociocultural Practice and Theory of Education
          • Wells (1994) The Complemenatary Contributrions of Halliday and Vygotsky to a 'Language-Based Theory of Learning' pdf
        • General Readings
          • Allott Language and the Origins of Semiosis
          • Bergman (2000) Reflections on the Role of the Communicative Sign in Semiotic
          • Blunden (2005) Subjectivity and Semiology
          • Bonnycastle (1997) If Only I Could Dance This: Semiotics and Instructional Design
          • Bopry Semiotics, Epistemology, and Inquiry
          • Chapman (1993) Language and learning in school mathematics: A social semiotic perspective
          • Grzybek (1995) Foundations of Semiotic Proverb Study
          • Harris (1992) Codpiece/ Semiolinguistic
          • Lenoir (1994) The Semiotic Turn and A.J. Greimas: Was That Last Turn A Right Turn?
          • Lye (1997) Some Elements of Structuralism and its Application to Literary Theory
          • Marner (1998) Transsexuality, metasemioticity and photographic surrealism
          • Menant (2003) Information and Meaning abstract ... pdf
          • McGinnis Textile and Text StyleOr, Why Linguists Are So Badly Dressed (SEMA)
          • Mosely Signs in Speare's The Sign of the Beaver
          • Olsen Gender Representation and History des Mentalités
          • Petrovsky (1999) Technical Arts and Reality : Status of the Referent in Photography and Cinema
          • Susan Petrilli and Augusto Ponzio Signs of Research on Signs
          • Ryder Semiotics: Language and Culture
          • Ryder (1995) Production and Consumption of Meaning: the interplay between subject and object in open hypertext representation
          • Smagorinsky (2000) If Meaning is Constructed, What's It Made of?
          • Sowa (2001) Signs, Processes, and Language Games: Foundations for Ontology
          • van Heudsen The Mold of Culture
          • Yildiz (2002) Semiotics of New Media Literacy
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