Publication details [#6919]

Morris, Charles. 1946. Signs, language, and behavior. Prentice-Hall. xii + 365 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language


General treatise on signs and behavior; language and social behavior; modes of signifying; adequacy, truth, and the reliability of signs; types of discourse (distinguishing scientific, fictive, legal, cosmological, mythological, poetic, moral, critical, technological, political, religious, and propagandistic discourse); formators and formative (logico-mathematical, rhetorical, grammatical, metaphysical) discourse; the individual and social import of signs (with reference to arts, pathology, social control, communication, co- operation, and conflict); the scope and import of semiotic (including pragmatics).