Volume 6 2012

The Symbolic Species Evolved

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ISBN: 978-94-007-2335-1 (Print) 978-94-007-2336-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction – Searching the Missing Links

  3. The Biosemiotic Connection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-38

      Beyond the Symbolic Species

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      Pages 39-63

      The Evolution of Semiotic Self-Control

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      Pages 65-80

      Peirce and Deacon on the Meaning and Evolution of Language

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      Pages 81-93

      Semiosis Beyond Signs. On Two or Three Missing Links on the Way to Human Beings

  4. The Prehistoric and Comparative Connection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-116

      The Natural History of Intentionality. A Biosemiotic Approach

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      Pages 117-130

      The Evolution of Learning to Communicate: Avian Model for the Missing Link

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      Pages 131-150

      From Parsing Actions to Understanding Intentions

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      Pages 151-191

      Hominid Diversity and ‘Ancestor’ Myths

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      Pages 193-222

      The Tripod Effect: Co-evolution of Cooperation, Cognition and Communication

  5. The Cognitive and Anthropological Connection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Pages 225-239

      Language as a Repository of Tacit Knowledge

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      Pages 241-251

      Levels of Immersion and Embodiment

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      Pages 253-262

      Emerging Symbols

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      Pages 263-281

      Gender in Innovative Techno Fantasies

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 283-288