Course Literature

Brier S. (2011) Ethology and the Sebeokian way from zoosemiotics to cyber(bio)semiotics. In: Deely J., Kull K. & Petrilli S. (eds.) Semiotics continues to astonish: The intellectual heritage of Thomas Albert Sebeok. Mouton de Gruyter, Paris: 41–84.

Brier, S. (2000). “Biosemiotic as a possible Bridge between Embodiment in cognitive Semantics and the Motivation concept of Animal cognition in Ethology”. Cybernetics & Human Knowing, 7(1), pp 57-75.

Bundgaard, P. Skov Nielsen, H. and Stjernfelt, F. (Eds.): Narrative Theory and Poetics: 5 Questions, Automatic Press / VIP, 2011

Cobley, P. (2005) ‘Barthes, Roland: theory of the sign’ in K. Brown ed. Encyclopaedia of Language and Linguistics 2nd edn, Oxford: Elsevier

Cobley, P. (2006) ‘Barthes’ sign theory in Anglophone media and cultural studies’ in A. Ponzio, P. Calefato and S. Petrilli eds., Con Roland Barthes alle sorgenti del senso Rome: Meltemi

Cobley, P. (2009) ‘Time, feeling and abduction: towards a new theory of narrative’ in Deely, J. and Sbrocchi, L. eds. Semiotics 2008 pp. 858-68, Ottawa: Legas.

Cobley, P. (2010) ‘Cybersemiotics and human modelling’ Entropy 12: 2045-2066 (available at

Cobley, P. (2014a) ‘Codes and coding: Sebeok’s zoosemiotics and the dismantling of the fixed-code fallacy’ Semiotica 198: 32-45.

Cobley, P. (2014b) ‘Re-viewing Vantage Point’ in W. Buckland (ed.) The Hollywood Puzzle Film, New York: Routledge/American Film Institute.

Cobley, P. and Haeffner, N. (2009) ‘Digital cameras and domestic photography: communication, agency and structure’ Visual Communication 8 (2) 123-146.

Cobley, P. and Machin, D. (forthcoming) ‘Photography and semiotics’ in S. Bull (ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Photography, New York: WileyBlackwell.

Deely, J. (2009) Purely Objective Reality, Berlin: de Gruyter.

Deely, J. 1994. The Human Use of Signs, or Elements of Anthroposemiosis Lanham, MD.: Rowman and Littlefield pp. 11-22

Durst-Andersen (2012):  What Languages Tell Us About the Structure of the Human Mind. In: Cognitive Computation, Vol. 4, Nr. 1, 2012, s. 82-97.

Durst-Andersen, Per (2011): Linguistic Supertypes : A Cognitive-Semiotic Theory of Human Communication.Mouton de Gruyter, 2011. 265 s.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (2013) "Why do we need a semiotic understanding of life?" In Brian Henning and Adam Scarfe (editors): Beyond Mechanism. Putting life Back into Biology,  Lexington Books, 147-168.

Hoffmeyer, Jesper (2012) “Astonishing Life” in Paul Cobley, John Deely, Kalevi Kull and Susan Petrilli (eds): Semiotics Continues to Astonish, De Gruyter Mouton, 2011, Chapter 9: 191-205.

K.Kull (2000). Organisms can be proud to have been their own designers. Cybernetics and Human Knowing 7(1): 45-55.

K.Kull, S.Salupere, P.Torop (2005). Semiotics has no beginning. In: Deely, John, Basics of Semiotics. (Tartu Semiotics Library 4.) Tartu: Tartu University Press, ix-xxv.

Magnussen, Anne & Hans-Christian Christiansen (ed.) Comics & Culture.13 Analytical and Theoretical Approaches to Comics, 2000, 247 pp

Sonesson, Göran (2009):  The view from Husserl’s lectern. Considerations on the role of phenomenology in Cognitive Semiotics. Cybernetics and Human Knowing 16.3-4, 2009: 107-148.

Sonesson:, Göran (2009):  Here comes the semiotic species. Reflections on the semiotic turn in the cognitive sciences. In Symbolic transformations. The mind in movement through culture and society. B. Wagoner, ed., 38-58. London: Routledge 2009

Sonesson:, Göran (2013):  The picture between mirror and mind. From phenomenology to empirical studies in pictorial semiotics. Origins of Pictures - Anthropological Discourses in Image Science, Chemnitz, March 30 - April 1, 2011. Sachs-Hombach, Klaus, & Schirra, Jörg R.J. (eds)., 270-311. Köln: Halem Verlag 2013.

Sonesson:, Göran (2010):  Pictorial semiotics in Encyclopedic dictionary of semiotics, edited by Sebeok, Thomas A., & Danesi, Marcel. Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton. 3. rev. and updated ed.

Thellefsen, T & Sørensen, B. (2012). Cognitive branding defined through an analysis of the Fair trade brand. Semeiosis.

Thellefsen, T & Sørensen, B. (2013) Negotiating the meaning of brands. Special issue: Signs, Brands and Communities. Torkild Thellefsen & Bent Sørensen (eds.). Social Semiotics 23: 477-488

Thellefsen T, & Sørensen, B & Danesi, M. (2013). A note on cognitive branding and the value profile. Special issue: Signs, Brands and Communities. Torkild Thellefsen & Bent Sørensen (eds.). Social Semiotics 23: 561-569.

Thellefsen, T.L., Brier, S. and Thellefsen, M.L. (2001): “Problems concerning the process of subject analysis and the practice of indexing: A Peircian semiotic and semantic approach toward user oriented needs in document searching,” Semiotica, 144-1/4 (2003), pp.177-218.

Zlatev, J. (2009) The semiotic hierarchy: Life, consciousness, signs and language, Cognitive Semiotics, 4: 169-200.

Zlatev, J. (2009) Levels of meaning embodiment and communication. Cybernetics and Human Knowing, 16(3-4): 149-174.

Zlatev, J. (2012) Cognitive semiotics: An emerging field for the transdisciplinary study of meaning, Public Journal of Semiotics, 4(1): 2-24.

Zlatev, J. (2013) The mimesis hierarchy of semiotic development: Five stages of intersubjectivity in children, Public Journal of Semiotics 4(2): 47-70.

Zlatev, J., Madsen, E.A., Lenninger, S., Persson, T., Sayehli, S., Sonesson, G. & Weijer, J.v.d. (2013) Understanding communicative intentions and semiotic vehicles by children and chimpanzees. Cognitive Development 28: 312-329.