Semiotics has the merit of demonstrating that whatever is human involves signs. Indeed, it implies more than this: viewed from a global semiotic perspective we now know that whatever is simply alive involves signs. And this is as far as cognitive semiotics and global semiotics reach. But semioethics pushes this awareness even further by relating semiosis to values and by focusing on the question of responsibility, of radical, inescapable responsibility inscribed in our bodies insofar as we are ‘semiotic animals,’ on the human capacity for responsibility for life over the entire planet. Semioethics develops our awareness of the extension of the semiosic network in the direction of ethics; from a semioethic perspective the question of responsibility cannot be escaped at the most radical level (that of defining commitments and values).
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|Titolo:||Semiotics as Semioethics in the Era of Global Communication|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2009|
|Citazione:||Semiotics as Semioethics in the Era of Global Communication / PETRILLI S. - In: SEMIOTICA. - ISSN 0037-1998. - 173 – 1/4(2009), pp. 343-367.|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|