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- DescriptionCombining approaches from biology, philosophy and linguistics, Biosemiotics proposes that animals, plants and single cells engage in semiosis: the conversion of objective signals into conventional signs. Here is a comprehensive introduction to the subject.
- Author BiographyMARCELLO BARBIERI is University professor of Embryology at the University of Ferrara, Italy. He has conducted research on embryonic development and ribosome crystallization at the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, UK, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA, and the Max-Planck-Institut fur Molekulare Genetik in Berlin. He has published books on embryology and evolution, and has taught biophysics, molecular embryology and theoretical biology respectively at the Universities of Bologna, Sassari and Turin. His research interests include embryology, evolution and biosemiotics. He is president of the Italian Association for Theoretical Biology and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biosemiotics. His major books include The Semantic Theory of Evolution (1985), Harwood Academic Publishers, New York, and The Organic Codes. An Introduction to Semantic Biology (2003), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK. Web page: www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521531004 Web site: http://www.biologiateorica.it
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication08/03/2008
- GenreLife Sciences: General
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight754 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine27 mm
- Edited byMarcello Barbieri
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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