Thomas Albert Sebeok





Thomas Albert Sebeok


Born
in Budapest, Hungary
November 09, 1920

Died
December 21, 2001

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Thomas Albert Sebeok or Sebők was a prominent linguist and semiotician, and editor-in-chief of the leading periodical in the field, Semiotica, from its 1969 founding until 2001. He earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1945. He is counted among the originators of the field of biosemiotics, and was highly influential in the study of non-human signaling and communication systems.

Sebeok was survived by his wife (and frequent co-author), Jean Umiker-Sebeok

Average rating: 3.84 · 186 ratings · 17 reviews · 80 distinct works
Signs: An Introduction to S...

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Sherlock Holmes y Charles S...

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I Think I Am a Verb: More C...

4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Global Semiotics

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Style in Language

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The Clever Hans Phenomenon:...

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Biosemiotics: The Semiotic ...

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Approaches to Animal Commun...

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Perspective in Zoosemiotics...

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Encyclopedic Dictionary of ...

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