By Ekaterina Velmezova, Kalevi Kull, Stephen J. Cowley
The first overseas quantity concerning biosemiotics and linguistics. It goals to set up a brand new dating among linguistics and biology as in response to shared semiotic foundation.
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7 Not surprisingly, the discovery of the DNA structure in the 1950s ﬁts this picture. Taking a scriptist view, Roman Jakobson asserts that “the deciphering of the DNA code has revealed our possession of a language much older than hieroglyphics [sic. 9 In such an atmosphere, DNA was perceived (in tune with the scriptic tradition) as an inscription of the “language of life”. Oddly, it was assumed that in both DNA and languaging, the very inscription (not acts of articulation and interpretation) was the “representation” of language.
Intuitive dealings with the world are increasingly shaped by the shared content. With mimesis, hominids make bodily displays based in traditions as they become players on the stage of life. […] Indeed, the language is so embedded in action that transcription leaves the event opaque. (Cowley 2012, pp. 20–21, 30) Dispersers, for instance, bring not only their genes into their new population, but also their phenotype, which brings key information on the conditions that prevail outside of the population.
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Biosemiotic Perspectives on Language and Linguistics by Ekaterina Velmezova, Kalevi Kull, Stephen J. Cowley