Cognitive semiotics: an emerging field for the transdisciplinary study of meaning

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Abstract

The article provides an overview of ongoing research and key characteristics of Cognitive Semiotics, an emerging field dedicated to the transdiciplinary study of meaning, involving above all researchers from semiotics, linguistics, developmental and comparative psychology and philosophy. The combination of the following features distinguishes it from other synthetic approaches: (a) integration of theoretical and empirical research; (b) ontological pluralism and methodological triangulation; (c) influence of phenomenology; (d) focus on dynamism and (e) the ambition of true transdisciplinarity. The ultimate goal of Cognitive Semiotics is to provide new insights into the nature and culture of human beings, as well as other meaning-making creatures.

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Författare
Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Jämförande språkvetenskap och lingvistik

Nyckelord

Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)2-24
TidskriftThe Public Journal of Semiotics
VolymIV
Utgåva nummer1
StatusPublished - 2012
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa

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