Signs and being: the role of semiotics in Heidegger’s thought (April 30)

Stick around… and you will sense the signs of an existence hurled into the luminous clearing of being.

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ZOOM: IO2S ⚘ Signs and being: the role of semiotics in Heidegger’s thought

April 30, 2022 / 11am (EDT), 4pm (UTC+1h)

Lecturer: Rocco Gangle

Commentator: Mafalda Blanc

Chair: Tim Troutman

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Rocco Gangle is the author of several books, including Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy (Edinburgh University Press 2016). His research focuses on semiotics, diagrammatic logic, French phenomenology and post-structuralism, and the work of Francois Laruelle. He is Professor of Philosophy at Endicott College, USA and Distinguished Research Fellow with GCAS College Dublin, Ireland.

Mafalda Blanc is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon, since 1980. She holds an MA from the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities in Lisbon, with a thesis on Heidegger. She holds a PhD from the University of Lisbon, with a thesis on Malebranche. Main areas of research: Metaphysics, Hermeneutics, Philosophy of Language, the philosophy of Heidegger. Eigth published books: on Ontology, Malebranche and Heidegger.


This event is part of the 2022 International Open Seminar on Semiotics: a Tribute to John Deely on the Fifth Anniversary of His Passing, cooperatively organized by the Institute for Philosophical Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra, the Lyceum Institute, the Deely Project, Saint Vincent College, the Iranian Society for Phenomenology at the Iranian Political Science Association, the International Association for Semiotics of Space and Time, the Institute for Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Semiotic Society of America, the American Maritain Association, the International Association for Semiotic Studies, the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies, the International Center for Semiotics and Intercultural Dialogue, Moscow State Academic University for the Humanities and the Mansarda Acesa with the support of the FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education of the Government of Portugal under the UID/FIL/00010/2020 project.

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