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Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans With a Theory of Meaning

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ISBN-10: 0816659001

ISBN-13: 9780816659005

Edition: 2010

Authors: Joseph D. O'Neil, Jakob von Uexküll

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List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 11/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Jakob von Uexküll (1864-1944) was born in Estonia and educated at the University of Heidelberg and the Zoological Center in Naples. He published widely and, in 1926, founded the Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Hamburg. Joseph D. O'Neil is assistant professor of German studies at the University of Kentucky. A writer and sleight-of-hand magician, Dorion Sagan has written extensively on evolution, cybersex, and the biology of gender. Geoffrey Winthrop Young is associate professor of Central, Eastern, and Northern European studies at the University of British Columbia.

Jakob von Uexk�ll (1864-1944) was born in Estonia and educated at the University of Heidelberg and the Zoological Center in Naples. He published widely and, in 1926, founded the Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Hamburg. Joseph D. O'Neil is assistant professor of German studies at the University of Kentucky. A writer and sleight-of-hand magician, Dorion Sagan has written extensively on evolution, cybersex, and the biology of gender. Geoffrey Winthrop Young is associate professor of Central, Eastern, and Northern European studies at the University of British Columbia.

Introduction: Umwelt after Uexk�ll
Translator's Introduction
A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans
Foreword
Introduction
Environment Spaces
The Farthest Plane
Perception Time
Simple Environments
Form and Movement as Perception Marks
Goal and Plan
Perception Image and Effect Image
The Familiar Path
Home and Territory
The Companion
Search Image and Search Tone
Magical Environments
The Same Subject as Object in Different Environments
Conclusion
A Theory Of Meaning
Carriers of Meaning
Environment and Dwelling-shell
Utilization of Meaning
The Interpretation of the Spider's Web
Form Development Rule and Meaning Rule
The Meaning Rule as the Bridging of Two Elementary Rules
The Composition Theory of Nature
The Sufferance of Meaning
The Technique of Nature
Counterpoint as a Motif/Motive of Form Development
Progress
Summary and Conclusion
Afterword: Bubbles and Webs: A Backdoor Stroll through the Readings of Uexk�ll
Notes
Index