Mimicry and Meaning: Structure and Semiotics of Biological Mimicry

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The present book analyses critically the tripartite mimicry model (consisting of the mimic, model and receiver species) and develops semiotic tools for comparative analysis. It is proposed that mimicry has a double structure where sign relations in communication are in constant interplay with ecological relations between species. Multi-constructivism and toolbox-like conceptual methods are advocated for, as these allow taking into account both the participants' Umwelten as well as cultural meanings related to specific ...

Mimicry and Meaning: Structure and Semiotics of Biological Mimicry 2017, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783319503158

2017 edition

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