Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to semiology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to semiology, or the doctrine of signs; specifically, pertaining to the symptoms of diseases. Also semiologic, semeiologic.

Etymologies

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semiology +‎ -ical

Examples

  • I would like to spend a good deal of time with the Schola introducing them to Dom Cardine's semiological approach to the Chant, which renders a far more fluid, text-based performance - very much as you would hear it at the community of St Cecilia at Ryde, and with the schola at Solesmes.

    Residential Chant Course in England

  • There will be 6 days of cultural activity dedicated to the “sacred music par excellence,” which shall include conferences, recitals, an introductory course with Professor Rafael Martinez, an intermediary course with Dr. Herminio Sanchez de la Barquera, and an advanced course for teachers on semiological interpretation given by Professor Nino Albarota, who recently received an honorary doctorate from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome (PIMS).

    Chant in Guadalajara, Mexico

  • What Debord calls 'neosemioticist narrative' replaces sequential developmental progression with a frozen constellation of semiological placeholders.

    Robert Jordan, Wheel of Time 9: Winter’s Heart (2000)

  • There will be 6 days of cultural activity dedicated to the “sacred music par excellence,” which shall include conferences, recitals, an introductory course with Professor Rafael Martinez, an intermediary course with Dr. Herminio Sanchez de la Barquera, and an advanced course for teachers on semiological interpretation given by Professor Nino Albarota, who recently received an honorary doctorate from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome PIMS.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • I'm not sure how I could improve on the many arguments made against this idea, although I will say that you're far less tied to a strictly semiological understanding of the novel i.e. that it comprises a system of signs which can be mimicked with such fidelity as to constitute no practical difference than you pretend to be if you're willing to consider that certain writers write to certain audiences.

    On reading narrowly

  • Tony Clifton writes a disturbing and disappointing post too reductively erected on semiological rationale.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • His goal was more a semiological and all the semilogical elements of the picture have to be clearly "read".

    Lazy Edges

  • (We will discuss the linguistic or semiological significance of this idea in the following section.)

    Laughter

  • Consequently, Baudrillard replaces Marx's hard economic and social determinism with its emphasis on the economic dimension, class struggle, and human praxis, with a form of semiological idealism and technological determinism where signs and objects come to dominate the subject.

    Jean Baudrillard

  • For Baudrillard, sign values predominate over use values and exchange values; the materiality of needs and commodity use-values to serve them disappear in Baudrillard's semiological imaginary, in which signs take precedence over the real and reconstruct human life.

    Jean Baudrillard

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