Towards an Evolutionary Biosemiotics: Semiotic Selection and Semiotic Co-option

@article{Maran2010TowardsAE,
  title={Towards an Evolutionary Biosemiotics: Semiotic Selection and Semiotic Co-option},
  author={Timo Maran and Karel Kleisner},
  journal={Biosemiotics},
  year={2010},
  volume={3},
  pages={189-200}
}
In biosemiotics, living beings are not conceived of as the passive result of anonymous selection pressures acted upon through the course of evolution. Rather, organisms are considered active participants that influence, shape and re-shape other organisms, the surrounding environment, and eventually also their own constitutional and functional integrity. The traditional Darwinian division between natural and sexual selection seems insufficient to encompass the richness of these processes… CONTINUE READING

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