Kull K. (2009) Biosemiotics: To Know, What Life Knows. Cybernetics & Human Knowing 16(3–4): 81–88. https://cepa.info/3370
Biosemiotics: To Know, What Life Knows.
Cybernetics & Human Knowing 16(3–4): 81–88.
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The field of semiotics is described as a general study of knowing. Knowing in a broad sense as a process that assumes (and includes) at least memory (together with heredity), anticipation, communication, meaningful information, and needs, is a distinctive feature of living systems. Sciences are distinguished accordingly into phi-sciences (that use physicalist methodology) and sigma-sciences (that use semiotic methodology). Jesper Hoffmeyer’s book Biosemiotics is viewed