Signs of Meaning in the Universe
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Signs of Meaning in the Universe by Jesper Hoffmeyer
Book DescriptionFrom reviews for the bestselling Danish edition: "...dashing and idiomatic language that is a pleasure to read." -Berlingske Tidende "...an appetizer and eye opener...Hoffmeyer is a modernistic pioneer in the wide open spaces of the natural sciences..." -Politiken "...extremely well written and interesting manifesto for a bioanthropology..." -Inf. "It should be read by anyone who likes to be wiser and at the same time to be challenged in his habitual conception of the relations between culture and nature." -Weekend Avisen On this tour of the universe of signs, Jesper Hoffmeyer travels back to the Big Bang, visits the tiniest places deep within cells, and ends his journey with us-complex organisms capable of speech and reason. What propels this journey is Hoffmeyer's attempt to discover how nature could come to mean something to someone-by telling the story of how cells, tissue, organs, plants, animals, even entire ecosystems communicate by signs and signals.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253332332
(5499mm x 3564mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 22-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jesper Hoffmeyer
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Shows how the linguistic powers of humans suggest that consciousness emerges in the evolutionary process and that life is based on sign action, not just molecular interaction. This book is suitable for those interested in the nexus of linguistic possibility and biological reality.
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Author Biography - Jesper Hoffmeyer
JESPER HOFFMEYER is Professor in the Biosemiotics Group at the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Copenhagen. He has published six books in Danish on social and philosophical aspects of biology and is a regular contributor to leading Danish newspapers. He has been the editor of two major Danish magazines on science, technxnd society, and is presently a member of the board for The Centre for Ethics and Law, University of Copenhagen.
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