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Double Debunking

Modern Divination and the End of Semiotics

  • Massimo Leone EMAIL logo
From the journal Chinese Semiotic Studies


Why did semiotics develop as a discipline that concentrates on the concept of sign, and that sees and interprets the world through this concept? Why was the idea of a science that systematically studies signs welcome in a certain epoch of humanity, and why does it seem so abstruse to most nowadays? Should it be given up, like something that belongs to a remote, vanished past? Or is there something, in semiotics, that still offers answers that no other discipline can provide?

Published Online: 2015-11-13
Published in Print: 2015-11-1

© 2015 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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