A Semiotic Perspective on the Sciences

Steps Toward a New Paradigm
  • Thomas A. Sebeok
Part of the Topics in Contemporary Semiotics book series (TICSE)


In the expanding intellectual universe of contemporary science, semiotics provides an environment in which specialists from many fields converge toward an interdisciplinary union. This poses the question of the exact role semiotics plays in bringing about such a union. Is it a discipline, a method, or an approach and perspective contributing to the integration of the sciences and of knowledge in general


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Sebeok
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  1. 1.Indiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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