Saturday, July 16, 2016

The basic assumption of zoosemiotics

"The basic assumption of zoosemiotics is that, in the last analysis, all animals are social beings, each species with a characteristic set of communication problems to solve."

- Thomas A. Sebeok, Perspectives in Zoosemiotics, 1972

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"Perhaps, if Thomas Sebeok is right, the lizard is simply poor in zoosemiotics. To be sure, we may never know."

- John Mowitt, "Facing the Radio," Radio: Essays in Bad Reception, 2011

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