Volume 3 2009

Essential Readings in Biosemiotics

Anthology and Commentary

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9649-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-9650-1 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Introduction: An Evolutionary History of Biosemiotics

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      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 1-77

      Introduction: An Evolutionary History of Biosemiotics

  3. Sebeok’s Precursors and Influences

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      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-114

      The Theory of Meaning

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      Pages 115-148

      The Logic of Signs

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      Pages 149-189

      Excerpts from Signs, Language and Behavior

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      Pages 191-214

      Excerpts from Universe of the Mind: A Semiotic Theory of Culture

  4. The Biosemiotic Project of Thomas A. Sebeok

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      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-236

      Biosemiotics: Its Roots, Proliferation and Prospects

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      Pages 237-255

      The Clever Hans Phenomenon from an Animal Psychologist’s Point of View

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      Pages 257-277

      Phytosemiotics

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      Pages 279-321

      Endosemiosis

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      Pages 323-335

      Signs and Codes in Immunology

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      Pages 337-376

      From Animal to Man: Thought and Language

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      Pages 377-413

      A Semiotic Perspective on the Sciences: Steps Toward a New Paradigm

  5. Independent Approaches to Biosemiotics

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      Pages 415-415

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      Pages 417-443

      Theoretical Biology on Its Way to Biosemiotics

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      Pages 445-462

      Laws of Symbolic Mediation in the Dynamics of Self and Personality

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      Pages 463-500

      Concepts of Molecular Biosemiotics

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      Pages 501-518

      Form, Substance and Difference

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      Pages 519-540

      The Physics and Metaphysics of Biosemiotics

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      Pages 541-580

      Excerpts from The Symbolic Species

  6. The Contemporary Interdiscipline of Biosemiotics

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      Pages 581-581

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      Pages 583-628

      The Semiotics of Nature: Code-Duality

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      Pages 629-656

      Information and Semiosis in Living Systems: A Semiotic Approach

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