Biosemiotics: Communication and Causation (Information included)

  • Juan Ramon Álvarez
Keywords: biosemiotics, causality, communication, information, meaning


Pretensions of Biosemiotics as a unified approach to biological information are critically scrutinized within the study of different projects of semiotisation of nature and naturalization ot cultural processes. Main textual references and arguments are presented and critically pondered. Biosemiotics is here presented as an analytical method to study communication as founded in causality.

Author Biography

Juan Ramon Álvarez
Professor of Logic and Philosopy of Science, Univesidad de León, Spain
Special Issue: What is Really Information? An Interdisciplinary Approach.