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Peirce for Architects

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages176
ISBN (Print)9781138319585
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameThinkers for Architects

Abstract

Examines the relevance of the pragmatic philosopher Charles S Peirce to architecture. It is part of the Thinkers for Architects series. It introduces Peirce's semiotics in the context of an understanding of structuralism and poststructuralism. It also positions some of the key design methods literature and examines matters of indexicality, evidence, inference, abduction and design.

    Research areas

  • Peirce, pragmatism, semiotics

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