Books tagged: semiotics

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Semiotics: The Key
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book is an academic treatise on semiotics: the science of signs. It presents the subject to the reader as a key to it all: an understanding of ideas, thought, and semiosis; of the utility of knowledge and signs; and of the necessary and pleasurable parts, as well as the dangerous aspects, played by learning and communication in living.
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
It's My Birthday- Where's the Cake?
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Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
An ebook of short stories, science fiction, poems, and short essays created in and about the Culture Industry.
The Hypnotic Cue
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Price: Free! Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Steiner and the Hypnotic Cue is a classic ripping yarn, an adventure as thrilling as it is inspiring. The Cue takes us on a masterful journey into the twin worlds of Professional Snooker and the Paranormal. Commencing his voyage in the pool halls of Scotland, Steiner is propelled into World-Wide fame as the greatest Player of all Time.
The First Singularity and Its Fairy Tale Trace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Essay » Sociology
This 2500 word essay presents a key hypothesis addressing the question: Why civilization?
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A humorous essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.