Finite cognition and finite semiosis: A new perspective on semiotics for the information age

@article{Shackell2018FiniteCA,
  title={Finite cognition and finite semiosis: A new perspective on semiotics for the information age},
  author={Cameron Shackell},
  journal={Semiotica},
  year={2018},
  volume={2018},
  pages={225 - 240}
}
Abstract For semiotics the precipitous arrival of the information age and the “attention economy” suggests a new theoretical standpoint: that semiosis is a function of the finiteness of human cognition and the allocation of that resource. Proceeding on this basis, a model is presented that offers novel definitions of semiosis and semiotics. Inter-agent similarity of cognition and its mediation through artefacts are then introduced to suggest how finite cognition may be determined and… Expand
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