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.
It's My Birthday- Where's the Cake?
Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
An ebook of short stories, science fiction, poems, and short essays created in and about the Culture Industry.
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: 2,550. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
A humorous 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"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This little walk and academic treatise turns on the title question and raises the fascinating possibility that the answer explains the past two centuries of Western history.
A Primer for the Category-Based Nested Form
Series: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,100. 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: Primers on Category-Based Nested Forms. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This 4200 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.