Re: virus: The Sciences of Communication

Dave K-P (
Mon, 15 Sep 1997 15:05:17 -0400

At 09:28 AM 9/15/97 -0700, Eva-Lise Carlstrom wrote:

>On Sun, 14 Sep 1997, Dave K-P wrote:
>> What is semiotics the study of? Merriam-Webster defines it as "a
>> general philosophical theory of signs and symbols that deals especially
with >> their function in both artificially constructed and natural
languages and
>> comprises syntactics, semantics, and pragmatics". Care to expand on that?
>No, not really; that sounds pretty clear to me. Why? Did something in
>particular puzzle you about that definition that you wanted clarified?

No, in retrospect, I was mereley tired and misplaced what sort of help I
really needed; it is quite clear to me now, too. Thanks anyways.