Intellectual Culture

Some articles on culture, intellectual culture:

Semiology - Terminology and History
... the notion of “sign” as transcending the nature/culture divide was introduced by Augustine of Hippo (13 November 354–430 August 28), was firmly established before Locke came on the scene ... thematic focus of general interest within intellectual culture ... in particular), and given the late-modern awakening of intellectual culture to the fundamental role of signs in the whole of culture and understanding, the English transliteration, “se ...

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