Building on a range of disciplines a from biology and anthropology to philosophy and linguistics a this book draws on the expertise of leading names in the study of organic, mental and cultural codes brought together by the emerging discipline of biosemiotics. The volume represents the first multi-authored attempt to deal with the range of codes relevant to life, and to reveal the ubiquitous role of coding mechanisms in both organic and mental evolution.With it, even readers who are deaf to sources and resonances can use imagination in guessing what may follow. Drawing on connotations, they may surmise that codes use biology to ground language, that turtle morphology has a role to play, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Codes of Life|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-26|