David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Sophia 45 (1):95-116 (2006)
From the perspective of semiotics, or a science of signs, communication exceeds the usual verbal mode of expression and covers extra linguistic modes. This paper addresses a specific communicative system represented by Tarot pictures. The semiotic approach not only presents Tarot as exceeding its function as a game but also de-mystifies, in part, its occult side by virtue of the analysis of semiosis, or the action of signs in nature. Using references from the Hermetic philosophy, to Dummett, to Peirce, to Smolin, the paper asserts that, should we understand the language of signs, the memories of past and future events would be accessible to human reason.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Inna Semetsky (2009). The Magician in the World: Becoming, Creativity, and Transversal Communication. Zygon 44 (2):323-345.
Inna Semetsky (2007). Sem-Analysing Events: Towards a Cultural Pedagogy of Hope. Studies in Philosophy and Education 26 (3):253-265.
Inna Semetsky (2009). Reading Signs: Semiotics and Depth Psychology. Semiotica 2009 (176):47-63.
Similar books and articles
Andrew Garnar (2006). Power, Action, Signs: Between Peirce and Foucault. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 42 (3):347-366.
Albert Atkin (2008). Peirce's Final Account of Signs and the Philosophy of Language. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 44 (1):pp. 63-85.
Tobin Nellhaus (1998). Signs, Social Ontology, and Critical Realism. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 28 (1):1–24.
Paul Bains (2006). The Primacy of Semiosis: An Ontology of Relations. University of Toronto Press.
Charles W. Morris (1972). Writings on the General Theory of Signs. The Hague,Mouton.
Birgit Nordtug (2004). Subjectivity as an Unlimited Semiosis: Lacan and Peirce. Studies in Philosophy and Education 23 (2/3):87-102.
Inna Semetsky (2005). From Design to Self-Organization, Or: A Proper Structure for a Proper Function. [REVIEW] Axiomathes 15 (4):575-597.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads30 ( #158,667 of 1,940,976 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #225,856 of 1,940,976 )
How can I increase my downloads?