Semiosis in the Postmodern Age

Semiosis in the Postmodern Age (Hardback)

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Semiosis in the Postmodern Age
Hardback
Purdue University Press
06/01/1995
360pp
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557530556
9781557530554
Available

Book Description

Merrell's specific focus in this interdisciplinary study is the modernism/postmodernism dichotomy and Peirce's precocious realization that the world does not lend itself to the simplistic binarism of modernist thought. In Merrell's examination of postmodern phenomena, the reader is taken through various facets of the cognitive sciences, philosophy of science, mathematics, and literary theory. Throughout this work, Merrell. is scrupulously aware that we are participants within, not detached spectators of, our signs. We understand them while we interact with them, during which process we, and our signs as well, invariably undergo change

About the Author(s):

Floyd Merrell is a professor of Spanish at Purdue University.  He is the author of five books and numerous articles on semiotics, literary theory, and Hispanic literature.