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What happens? The Zemic model in existential semiotics

From the book Volume 2

  • Eero Tarasti


This paper offers an overview of what is called the Zemic model. As a key concept in existential semiotics, the Zemic model is explained in light of considerations in both semiotics and existential philosophy. By accounting for the transcendence of the human self as a semiotic phenomenon, this notion can be employed in the scrutiny of any human fact. As an important area of application of the Zemic model, the paper concludes with a discussion on forecasting future and emergent reality.

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