Peirce's Philosophy Of Communication : The Rhetorical Underpinnings of the Theory of Signs (Paperback)

Author: Bergman, Mats

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Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Mfg Part# 9781441146304
SKU 225179840
Format Paperback
ISBN10 144114630X
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Charles S. Peirce, the founder of pragmatism, was also the architect of a remarkable theory of signs that continues to puzzle and inspire philosophers today. In this important new book, Mats Bergman articulates a bold new approach to Peirce's semeiotic through a reassessment of the role of rhetoric in his work. This systematic approach, which is offered as an alternative to formalistic accounts of Peirce's project, shows how general sign-theoretical conceptions can plausibly be interpreted as abstractions from everyday communicative experiences and practices. Building on this fallible ground of rhetoric-in-use, Bergman explicates Peirce's semeiotic in a way that is conducive to the development of rhetorical inquiry and philosophical criticism. Following this path, the underpinnings of a uniquely Peircean philosophy of communication is unearthed - a pragmatic conception encased in a normative rhetoric, motivated by the continual need to transform and improve our habits of action.
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Number of Pages 0206
Publisher Continuum
Series Part 50

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