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The Resource Semantics and the body : meaning from Frege to the postmodern, Horst Ruthrof

Semantics and the body : meaning from Frege to the postmodern, Horst Ruthrof

Label
Semantics and the body : meaning from Frege to the postmodern
Title
Semantics and the body
Title remainder
meaning from Frege to the postmodern
Statement of responsibility
Horst Ruthrof
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In traditional semantics, the human body tends to be ignored in the process of constructing meaning. Horst Ruthrof argues, by contrast, that the body is an integral part of this hermeneutic activity." "Ruthrof reviews and analyses various 'orthodox' theories of meaning, from the views of Gottlob Frege at the beginning of the twentieth century to those of theorists in the postmodern period, then offers an alternative approach of his own. His theory features 'corporeal semantics, ' and holds that meaning has ultimately to do with the body and that the meaning of linguistic expressions is indeterminate without the aid of visual, tactile, olfactory, and other bodily signs. This approach also remedies what Ruthrof sees as a loss of interpretive will in the postmodern era." "Those involved in discourse analysis, literature, art criticism, film theory, pedagogy, and philosophy will find the implications of Ruthrof's study considerable."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
CaOTU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ruthrof, Horst
Dewey number
401/.43
Index
index present
LC call number
P325
LC item number
.R88 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Toronto studies in semiotics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Semantics
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Sémantique
  • Communication non-verbale
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Semantics
  • Sprachphilosophie
  • Postmoderne
  • Semantik
  • Betekenis
  • Menselijk lichaam
  • Semantische relaties
  • Poststructuralisme
  • Filosofische aspecten
Label
Semantics and the body : meaning from Frege to the postmodern, Horst Ruthrof
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Meaning and Poststructuralism
  • 5.
  • Semantics and the Postmodern
  • Conclusion: The Corporeal Turn
  • Introduction: The Missing Body in Semantics
  • 1.
  • Towards a Corporeal Semantics
  • 2.
  • Natural Language and Meaning as Definition
  • 3.
  • The Semantics of Negation and Metaphor
  • 4.
Control code
244767372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 321 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442679757
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt57bqv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767372
Label
Semantics and the body : meaning from Frege to the postmodern, Horst Ruthrof
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Meaning and Poststructuralism
  • 5.
  • Semantics and the Postmodern
  • Conclusion: The Corporeal Turn
  • Introduction: The Missing Body in Semantics
  • 1.
  • Towards a Corporeal Semantics
  • 2.
  • Natural Language and Meaning as Definition
  • 3.
  • The Semantics of Negation and Metaphor
  • 4.
Control code
244767372
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 321 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442679757
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt57bqv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767372

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