Complementarity of Description and the Promise of Semiotics in Dealing with an Eluding Object

Biosemiotics 14 (3):589-595 (2021)
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I emphasize the general character of the central claim made by Terrence Deacon about the necessity of complementary description of evolving cognitive systems. Next, I clarify and augment one of the claims made in the paper about the tools offered by information theory. Finally, I point to the need of further clarification of some central notions, which should help to make connections across discourses.

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