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The Resource Theories of the sign in classical antiquity, Giovanni Manetti ; translated by Christine Richardson

Theories of the sign in classical antiquity, Giovanni Manetti ; translated by Christine Richardson

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Theories of the sign in classical antiquity
Title
Theories of the sign in classical antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Giovanni Manetti ; translated by Christine Richardson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Theories of the Sign in Classical Antiquity makes available in English Professor Giovanni Manetti's brilliant study of the origin of semiotics and sign theory. His accomplishment is a full reconsideration and analysis of the semiotic practices and the theoretical considerations of the sign which were developed in the ancient world and have come down to us through literary, philosophical, medical, historical, and rhetorical traditions. He seeks to discover the common thread that runs through the classical world from the very beginning of human thought to the fourth century A.D. In the "classical" tradition he sees a concept of the sign which is significantly different from that currently in use
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digitized
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N$T
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Manetti, Giovanni
Dewey number
302.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
P99
LC item number
.M34513 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Advances in semiotics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Semiotics
  • Language and languages
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Language and languages
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Semiotics
  • Sémiotique
  • Philosophie du langage
  • Philosophie antique
Label
Theories of the sign in classical antiquity, Giovanni Manetti ; translated by Christine Richardson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Le teorie del segno nell'antichità classica
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-196)
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
  • 3.10. Ancient expressive modules -- 4. Plato. 4.1. Signs. 4.2. Theory of language. 4.3. Theory of language in Letter VII -- 5. Language and Signs in Aristotle. 5.1. Theory of language and theory of the sign. 5.2. The theory of the sign. 5.3. The logical mechanism. 5.4. A special type of non-linguistic sign: physiognomy. 5.5. The undermining of knowledge gained through signs. 5.6. Deduction and abduction -- 6. Theory of Language and Semiotics in the Stoic Philosophers. 6.1. Theory of language. 6.2. The theory of the sign -- 7. Inference and Language in Epicurus. 7.1. The truth criterion and Epicurean epistemology. 7.2. The forms of truth criterion. 7.3. The idols theory. 7.4. The theory of error and opinion. 7.5. Conjecture. 7.6. Inference from signs. 7.7. Prolepsis. 7.8. Theory of language. 7.9. The origin of language. 7.10. Epicurus and the "physis"/"nomos" tradition -- 8. Philodemus: De Signis. 8.1. The sign relationship: "a priori" or "a posteriori" 8.2. Elimination vs. inconceivability
  • 8.3. Common signs and particular signs. 8.4. Stoic criticism of Epicurean induction. 8.5. The Epicurean response in favor of induction. 8.6. Essential properties and incidental properties. 8.7. Modalities of inherentness of essential properties to their subjects -- 9. Latin Rhetoric. 9.1. Cornificius and Rhetorica ad Herennium. 9.2. Cicero. 9.3. Quintilian -- 10. Augustine. 10.0. Unification of the theory of signs and the theory of language. 10.1. The semiotic triangle and terminological stratification. 10.2. The relation of equivalence and the relation of implication. 10.3. Consequences of the unification of perspectives. 10.4. Language and information. 10.5. Expression and communication of the inner word. 10.6. Classifications. 10.7. Unlimited semiosis and "instructional" models
Control code
44965030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585207735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Theories of the sign in classical antiquity, Giovanni Manetti ; translated by Christine Richardson
Publication
Note
Translation of: Le teorie del segno nell'antichità classica
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-196)
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
  • 3.10. Ancient expressive modules -- 4. Plato. 4.1. Signs. 4.2. Theory of language. 4.3. Theory of language in Letter VII -- 5. Language and Signs in Aristotle. 5.1. Theory of language and theory of the sign. 5.2. The theory of the sign. 5.3. The logical mechanism. 5.4. A special type of non-linguistic sign: physiognomy. 5.5. The undermining of knowledge gained through signs. 5.6. Deduction and abduction -- 6. Theory of Language and Semiotics in the Stoic Philosophers. 6.1. Theory of language. 6.2. The theory of the sign -- 7. Inference and Language in Epicurus. 7.1. The truth criterion and Epicurean epistemology. 7.2. The forms of truth criterion. 7.3. The idols theory. 7.4. The theory of error and opinion. 7.5. Conjecture. 7.6. Inference from signs. 7.7. Prolepsis. 7.8. Theory of language. 7.9. The origin of language. 7.10. Epicurus and the "physis"/"nomos" tradition -- 8. Philodemus: De Signis. 8.1. The sign relationship: "a priori" or "a posteriori" 8.2. Elimination vs. inconceivability
  • 8.3. Common signs and particular signs. 8.4. Stoic criticism of Epicurean induction. 8.5. The Epicurean response in favor of induction. 8.6. Essential properties and incidental properties. 8.7. Modalities of inherentness of essential properties to their subjects -- 9. Latin Rhetoric. 9.1. Cornificius and Rhetorica ad Herennium. 9.2. Cicero. 9.3. Quintilian -- 10. Augustine. 10.0. Unification of the theory of signs and the theory of language. 10.1. The semiotic triangle and terminological stratification. 10.2. The relation of equivalence and the relation of implication. 10.3. Consequences of the unification of perspectives. 10.4. Language and information. 10.5. Expression and communication of the inner word. 10.6. Classifications. 10.7. Unlimited semiosis and "instructional" models
Control code
44965030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 196 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585207735
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44965030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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