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Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language

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"Eco wittily and enchantingly develops themes often touched on in his previous works, but he delves deeper into their complex nature... this collection can be read with pleasure by those unversed in semiotic theory." Times Literary Supplement"
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 1st 1986 by Indiana University Press (first published 1984)
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hayatem


في هذا الكتاب يناقش ايكو خمسة مفاهيم سيميائية وهي: العلامة، المدلول، الاستعارة والرمز والسنن وذلك من خلال استقراء البعد التاريخي والنظري لها. وهو خص في هذا الكتاب النقاش والحديث حول السيميائيات الخصوصية، متمثلة بعلم العلامة، مبتعدا عن السيميائية التطبيقية كونها ذات حدود غير دقيقة. معتبرا السيميائية العامة الوجه أو الشكل الأكثر نضجاً لفلسفة اللغة .

وفلسفة اللغة كما يرى ايكو لا تقتصر على التأمل والدراسة في المنظور الصوري، ومنطق اللغات الطبيعية، وعلم الدلالة، والنحو والتداولية من زاوية اللغات اللفظي
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Salma
Dec 28, 2013 Salma marked it as paper-copy  ·  review of another edition
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و لكني حينها لم أفهم سوى مقدمته العربية و التي كانت جميلة جدا
و لكني بعد ذلك لم أفهم شيئا فتركته
اكتشفت أنه كتاب متقدم في فنه
و ليس تأسيسيا
أظن بعد هذه السنوات، يستحق إعادة المحاولة
Sara
I am not actually going to review this book. This book has chapters with titles such as "Discursive isotopies within sentences with paradigmatic disjunction". I read every word, I didn't understand every word. I probably understood a tiny fraction of the words.

I wanted to read a book about Semiotics and the library didn't have many to choose from so I picked some from university libraries to borrow but some were unavailable and I ended up with this one.

There was a lot of "food for thought" about
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GONZA
Veramente difficile, ma non é che non me lo potessi aspettare, sono comunque contenta di aver capito qualcosa e soprattutto di aver seguito abbastanza il discorso su Freud, Lacan e il simbolico. Magari un giorno riprenderó in mano questo libro che sicuramente necessitá di piú di una lettura superficiale.
أحمد زبيدة
لم أنهي الكتاب، فهو لا يتكلم عن علم السيمياء نفسه وإنما يؤسس للعلم نفسه ويوضح حدوده وأبعاده وعلاقته التاريخية بنظريات اللغة القديمة والحديثة، والكتاب موجه إلى المختصين أساسًا في علم العلامة وفلسفة اللغة، ويقوم فهو لا يشرح النظريات وإنما ينتقدها، ولهذا لا يمكن أن الكتاب يكوت بمثابة المدخل لهذا العلم. قد أعود إليه في وقت ما.
Robert Shadel
very long extremely detailed historically based discussion of several elements of texts including signs and coding, metaphors and symbols, and interpretation of such, the basis of semiotics as I understand it.
Claudia
A must if you are a Semiotics student!
Eric
An excellent exercise in a little researched(for me)area. Signs as meaning, code as language, a lot of presuppositions on communication I've held are just a filigree and nothing more. Or, Quite a bit more depending on how you look at it and what it is.
Hevel Cava
Excellent book! Umberto Eco made his job magistrally!
Marie-Claude
A must-read if you're interested in semtiotics.
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