“Can these diverse problems and diverse approaches be unified?” page 14 UE, A Theory of Semiotics
[OO can anything be really unified?
SS what does unification mean?]
My brother Dave asked me for the ‘elevator speech for Semiotics’. Problem is I am not confident, or knowledgeable enough, to give him one. YET. I have to read and understand more.
It is, as simply as I can put it, the making of meaning. What symbols, tools we use to interpret and understand the world around us. Of course, as a critical realist, I don’t believe there are ‘many worlds’, as Modernity may [crudely] suggest. There is something about the world and [its] reality that we all share.
[Bro, hope this is start. I’m learning. I’m only on page 14 of Umberto Eco’s ‘A theory of Semiotics.
Could tell you lots about worm farms!]