Books tagged: semiotics

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Semiotics: The Key
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2009. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Categories: 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.
The Hypnotic Cue
Price: Free! Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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
Series: Crystallizations of the Fall. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This 2700 word essay presents a natural hypothesis addressing the question: Why is our current Lebenswelt not the same as the Lebenswelt that we evolved in?
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
Series: Re-Articulations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
A light-hearted essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.
An Archaeology of the Fall
Series: A Course of Study: An Archaeology of the Fall. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
This horror story and academic treatise turns on the question: Why civilization? To even ponder the question is to make a wish. A family of an archaeologist, isolated in a research vessel in the Persian Gulf, ponders the question, and a genie appears to grant their wish. The celestial earth tells the story of Adam and Eve. The mundane earth tells the story of why.
How To Define the Word "Religion"
Series: First course on the Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This little walk and academic treatise turns on the title question. The answer may explain the past three and one-half centuries of Western history.
A Primer for the Category-Based Nested Form
Series: First course on the Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This 2100 word primer introduces the category-based nested form. The nested form is derived from the categories of Charles Sanders Peirce. It represents a visual approach to the categories. A simple example guides development. The result is foundational. This primer is the first in a series.
A Primer on Sensible and Social Construction
Series: First course on the Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This 4400 word primer is the second in a series on the category based nested forms. Humans innately produce two types of construction, sensible and social. These two types are interdependent. Their structure can be elucidated using the nested form. The empty slot nested form itself serves as an example for both types of construction.
Signs And Symbols In Education: Educational Semiotics
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by ftochon@deepuniversity.net. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Language experience approach, Nonfiction » Social Science » Research
Educational Semiotics is a highly original work of scholarship. In four ingeniously designed studies, Tochon demonstrates how semiotic analysis can be used to deconstruct the professional learning experiences of preservice teachers. These studies offer startling insights into the creative application of semiotic methods and the understanding of long standing issues in teacher education.