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Semiotics and/as Education

An interview with Inna Semetsky

Inna Semetsky and Cary Campbell
From the journal Chinese Semiotic Studies
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Inna Semetsky has written extensively on the philosophy of education, semiotics, and the art of Tarot, often in the same breath, drawing upon the thought of Charles Peirce, John Dewey, Carl Jung, and Gilles Deleuze, among others. Over the last decade she has launched a new interdisciplinary field of inquiry called edusemiotics (or educational semiotics) that uses semiotics to conceptualize the foundations of learning and education. In this interview Cary Campbell discusses with Semetsky: some of the details of the edusemiotic program (what it is, and purports to do); her work and collaboration with the late philosopher John Deely; her involvement in Tarot (as an active reader and a scholar of the subject); and her career of writing and research at large.


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Published Online: 2018-02-17
Published in Print: 2018-02-23

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