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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Paper 8, co-authored with Bob Jessop and Andrew Sayer, centres around the concept of semiosis and addresses its social preconditions as well as broad context.
Asi, como se vera en el desarrollo del trabajo que aqui presentamos, dentro de los lineamientos de la semiotica de la cultura de Lotman, el cuerpo es observado como el continuum semiotico donde se da la semiosis, lo que hace posible observar como los elementos que configuran el sentido se desplazan y se relacionan dentro y fuera del espacio semiotico, configurando y reconfigurando el sentido y configurando y reconfigurando las distintas semiosferas o formas estables de manifestaciones culturales.
It reveals a process specific to human semiosis: the "culturalization" of the natural or the motivated.
La representacion-interpretante se constituye en el rasgo distintivo de la semiosis infinita, como Peirce denomina a la accion del signo; asi se "representan" los fenomenos.
Transmodal semiosis is a process where modes of representation or communication are changed, where "there is a change of meaning expressed in one mode to that expressed in another" (Kress, 2010, p.43).
2) views semiosis as a five-term sign process in which a "sign (or sign-vehicle) sets up in an interpreter (or an organism for which something is a sign) an interpretant (or a disposition to react in a certain kind of way) to a signification (or certain kind of object which is not then acting as a stimulus) in a particular context (or under certain conditions)" (Fiordo, 1977, p.
In this sense, it is part of sufficient semiosis. (see 11 below)
Over the past decade, there has been increasing evidence describing Peirce's idea of the interpretant and the infinite semiosis, the representative character of the iconic representamen, Peirce's concept of "infinite semeiosis," and the importance of the structuring role of metaphor in the production of sense and meaning.