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Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies / Revue de l'Association Internationale de Sémiotique

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Volume 2013, Issue 196


Semiosis and intersemiotic translation

Daniella Aguiar / Joao Queiroz
Published Online: 2013-08-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sem-2013-0060


This paper explores Victoria Welby's fundamental assumption of meaning process (“semiosis” sensu Peirce) as translation, and some implications for the development of a general model of intersemiotic translation.

Keywords: translation model; semiosis; Victoria Welby; C. S. Peirce

About the article

Daniella Aguiar

Daniella Aguiar (b. 1980) is a post-doctoral researcher at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro 〈 〉. Her research interests include intersemiotic translation, dance and literature, Peirce's semiotics and philosophy, and dance theory. Her publications include “Modeling intersemiotic translation: Notes toward a Peircean approach” (with J. Queiroz, 2010); and “Translating culture/Traduire la culture” (ed. with J. Queiroz, 2010).

Joao Queiroz

Joao Queiroz (b. 1963) is a professor at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora 〈 〉. His research interests include Peirce's philosophy, cognitive semiotics, intersemiotic translation, and Brazilian contemporary literature. His publications include “Information and semiosis in living systems: A semiotic approach” (with C. Emmeche & C. El-Hani, 2010); “Advances in modeling adaptive and cognitive systems” (with A. Loula, 2010); “Diagrammatical reasoning and Peircean logic representations” (with F. Stjernfelt, 2011); and “Downward determination in semiotic multi-level systems” (with C. El-Hani, 2012).

Published Online: 2013-08-23

Published in Print: 2013-08-15

Citation Information: Semiotica, Volume 2013, Issue 196, Pages 283–292, ISSN (Online) 1613-3692, ISSN (Print) 0037-1998, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sem-2013-0060.

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