The Role of the Cenoscopic/Idioscopic Distinction in Peirce and Deely (May 28)

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ZOOM: IO2S ⚘ The Role of the Cenoscopic/Idioscopic Distinction in Peirce and Deely

May 28, 2022 / 1pm (BRT), 5pm (UTC+1h)

Lecturer: Scott Randall Paine

Commentators: Seema Kumari Ladsaria and Tony Jappy

Chair: William Passarini

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Fr. Scott Randall Paine is a priest of the Archdiocese of Brasilia, Brazil, and professor of medieval philosophy and Eastern thought at the University of Brasília. Since 1974, he has lived, studied, and taught in Europe, Asia and South America, taking his doctorate in philosophy in Rome in 1988. His recent works include an edition of the essays of Bernard Kelly, A Catholic Mind Awake (2017); a study of the thought of G.K. Chesterton, The Universe and Mr. Chesterton (2nd ed., 2019); and, most recently, The Other World We Live In (2021). Paine has published widely in Portuguese and English, and his current writing and podcasts can be followed on the website:

Seema Kumari Ladsaria is an Associate Professor in the KIIT School of Humanities (Deemed to be University), India. She has finished her Ph.D. from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad. She is keenly interested in looking at texts and con(texts) in areas including Medicine and Literature, graphic fiction, and Semiotics Studies. She has published in many journals of international repute and has been awarded Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Tony Jappy is professeur honoraire at the University of Perpignan Via Domitia, France. He has participated in numerous semiotics and visual semiotics colloquia and congresses. He has published many articles on problems relating to linguistics, semiotics and visual semiotics, and has authored or co-authored books on Peircean semiotics, including Introduction to Peircean Visual Semiotics in 2013 and Peirce’s Twenty-Eight Classes of Signs and the Philosophy of Representation in 2017. He is also the general editor of the Bloomsbury Companion to Contemporary Peircean Semiotics (2020). His current research is devoted primarily to C. S. Peirce’s post-1904 six-correlate system of semiotics and the concept of semiosis.


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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