Table of Contents

1) Semiotic Ontologies
Signs, Minds, and Meaning-in-the-World
Ontology, Interaction, and Infrastructure

2) Biosemiosis, Technocognition, and Sociogenesis
Relations between Relations
Significance and Selection
Communication between Conspecifics
The Organization of Cognitive Processes
Artificial and Natural Selection, Sieving and Serendipity
Lawn-Mowers and Logic Gates
Relations between Relations Revisited
Networks of Interconnected Envorganisms
The Evolution and Epidemiology of Culture

3) Enclosing and Disclosing Worlds
The Neo-Organon
Semiotic Processes, Social Theories, and Obviated Ontologies
Social Statuses, Material Substances, and Mental States
Relatively Emblematic Indices
Semiotic Agents and Generalized Others
From Performativity to Transformativity

4) Residence in the World
From Being-in-the-World to Meaning-in-the-World
Heeding Affordances
Wielding Instruments
Undertaking Actions
Inhabiting Roles
Fulfilling Identities
From Acting under a Description to Comporting within an Interpretation

5) Representations of the World
Intentionality Reframed
Cognitive Representations
Discursive Practices
From Theory of Mind to the Interpretation of Signs
Intentionality and Emblemeticity

6) Selfhood, Affect, and Value
I Err Therefore I am
From Subjectivity to Selfhood
From Cognition to Affect
Maps, Terrains, and Travelers
From Meaning to Value