Chapter 17 Transgradience: A Lesson from Bakhtin

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Meaning making involves the ability to perceive beyond the particular and limited perspective of an observer. In this chapter, I discuss this ability-transgradience-from the perspectives of symmetry restoration and dimensionality reduction. We will find again that we are all unique but never alone and that semiosis is what allows us to read in between the lines of the book of life.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReviving the Living
Subtitle of host publicationMeaning Making in Living Systems
EditorsLaura McNamara, Mary Meyer, Ray Patondagger, Yair Neuman
Number of pages18
StatePublished - 25 Mar 2008

Publication series

NameStudies in Multidisciplinarity
ISSN (Print)1571-0831

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General


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