semiosis


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se·mi·o·sis

, semeiosis (sē'mē-ō'sis),
The mental or symbolic process in which something (for example, word, symbol, nonverbal cue) functions as a sign for the organism.
[G. sēmeiōsis, fr. sēmeion, sign]
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In turn, this semiosis of the Trinity "models perichoresis" (158) or the mutual indwelling dance of the trinitarian persons.
The first one is the social semiosis paradigm developed by Veron (1993), who distinguishes between the production of information and its recognition, affirming that there is a grammar defined as a set of rules for the production of language, as well as a grammar for its recognition by the receiver (Veron 1993,189).
Working within a social semiotic framework, Kress (2003a, 2003b, 2010) has theorised multimodal reading as semiosis or design by drawing attention to how visual texts offer the reader more flexible reading pathways--rather than needing to proceed in a predetermined pathway (left-to-right; top-to-bottom), as with print-based reading.
Since then, Simiotiqa in Arabic language has been associated with the study of signs, sign processes and semiosis.
Furthermore, Foucault's Pendulum is a divertissement noir and a bitter satire against hermetic semiosis, circular thinking, vanity presses, pompous intellectuals and gullible people who fall for secret societies like TRES, Rosicrucians and Templars and for revisionist history, misinformation, the occult and paranoia.
Pivoting on Augustine's doctrine of predestination, she covers its contours, a performance analysis, an indexical analysis, creatures as signs of God, the transformation of semiosis, a semiotic analysis, and God-language.
The act of thinking and communicating has to happen in the triadic relationship of semiosis defined by Charles Peirce, (14) and the "biology of knowing" (15) restrains the way people think and communicate.
Godwin's editorial activity thus "decomposes" Wollstonecraft's text "into the phrases from which it is assembled" (xxv), thereby returning readers once again "to the semiosis that precedes and underlies composition" (185).
To begin, I believe we need to reconstitute the semiosis of food.
Knowledge by signs, as Spinoza calls imagination, has to be rooted in his theory of marks and images, and concerns all beings (human and nonhuman) that are capable of marking and being marked by other bodies in the infinite semiosis of nature.
As if this luscious, hectic semiosis weren't enough, the show packed in two more huge, painterly panels of hard Cosmic Slop--Cosmic Slop "Black Orpheus" and Cosmic Slop "The Berlin Conference"--into which Johnson has carved hermetic scribbles.
Endogenous or person-based temporalities include genetic clocks, biological rhythms, perceptual semiosis, and psychological "time-perspectives.