The Routledge Companion to Semiotics by Paul CobleyThe Routledge Companion to Semiotics by Paul Cobley

The Routledge Companion to Semiotics

EditorPaul Cobley

Paperback | August 28, 2009

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The Routledge Companion to Semioticsprovides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field.

Topics covered include:

  • the history, development, and uses of semiotics
  • key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and Sebeok
  • crucial and contemporary topics such as biosemiotics, sociosemiotics and semioethics
  • the semiotics of media and culture, nature and cognition.

Featuring an extended glossary of key terms and thinkers as well as suggestions for further reading, this is an invaluable reference guide for students of semiotics at all levels.

Paul Cobleyis Reader in Communications at London Metropolitan University. His previous publications includeIntroducing SemioticsandNarrative(Routledge, 2001).
Title:The Routledge Companion to SemioticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 1.5 inPublished:August 28, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415440734

ISBN - 13:9780415440738

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Table of Contents

Understanding Semiosis.  Ancient Semiotics.  Semiotics of Nature.  Umwelt and Modelling.  Logic and Cognition.  Realism and Epistemology.  Pierce, Phenomenology and Semiotics.  The Saussurean Heritage.  Sociosemiotics.  Semiotics of Media and Culture.  Semioethics