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The quest for meaning : a guide to semiotic theory and practice /

"Semiotics is the study of the most critical feature of human consciousness - the capacity to create and use signs such as words and symbols for thinking, communicating, reflecting, transmitting, and preserving knowledge. The Quest for Meaning is designed as a guide to basic semiotic theory and...

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Main Author: Danesi, Marcel, 1946-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Toronto [Ont.] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, ℗♭2007.
Series: Toronto studies in semiotics and communication.
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Related Items: Print version:: Quest for meaning.
Table of Contents:
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  • 1.
  • What is semiotics?
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  • Signs
  • 3.
  • Structure
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  • Codes
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  • Texts
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  • Representation.