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Conceptual Diagrams of Unlimited Semiosis
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Language and Culture. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2011 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
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The paper consists of an investigation and discussion of attempts to draw diagrams of Peirce’s notion of unlimited semiosis. A recent attempt to conceptualize unlimited semiosis in terms of Representamen-Object-Interpretant found in Daniel Chandler’s popular Semiotics: The Basics is examined and criticized for an unnecessary multiplication of objects in the process of unlimited semiosis. An alternative strategy for diagrammatic representations in terms of Representamen-Object-Interpretant utilizing the notions of iconicity, indexicality, and symbolicity on different levels, without new objects, is proposed and explained.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-68118OAI: diva2:416398
Seventh Conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS), Lund University 6-8 May 2011
Available from: 2011-05-11 Created: 2011-05-11 Last updated: 2011-05-17

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