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Sensing semiosis toward the possibility of complementary cultural "logics" by Floyd Merrell

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Semiotics.,
  • Culture.,
  • Logic.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-347) and index.

StatementFloyd Merrell.
SeriesSemaphores and signs
LC ClassificationsP99 .M413 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 352 p. :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL700465M
ISBN 100312176937
LC Control Number97048752

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