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[Xmca-l] Re: The Social and the Semiotic



Andy
Something new, a nugget…Must be one of the main drivers of things like the gold rush in California. And this something new doesn’t drive just homo sapiens, n’est ce pas? I find it hard to believe in progress, but your post about what socio-cultural feature in particular we choose to focus on does make progress conceivable, even though the totality seems such a mess.
Henry


> On Jun 28, 2017, at 9:34 AM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
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> I have just been reading an article by Charles Taylor in which he refers to theories (plural) of signs formulated by Enlightenment philosophers, mentioning Condillac in particular. It never occurred to me that semiotics stretched back to the 18th century. I thought that Peirce invented it! Something new every day.
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> andy
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> Andy Blunden
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> http://www.brill.com/products/book/origins-collective-decision-making 
> On 29/06/2017 1:19 AM, HENRY SHONERD wrote:
>> Here is a link to a text for which I find no author, but I found it enlightening in the context of the chat with constant collaborative efforts to determine what we mean when we communicate and how, despite the dialog’s endlessness, gets us somewhere because we collaborate and how we collaborate. If this short text is of any use to the subject line, please let me know.
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>> http://courses.logos.it/EN/2_20.html <http://courses.logos.it/EN/2_20.html>
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>> Henry
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>>> On Jun 27, 2017, at 8:24 PM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:
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>>>> Eco's "unlimited semiosis"
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