Biosemiotic Medicine: Healing in the World of Meaning by Farzad Goli

By Farzad Goli

This publication provides an interpretation of pharmaceutical, surgical and psychotherapeutic interventions in keeping with a univalent metalanguage: biosemiotics. It proposes metalanguage for the actual, psychological, social, and cultural features of wellbeing and fitness and medication might carry all components and facets of human existence jointly and therefore form an image of the person as a complete, made up from the heterogeneous photographs of the significant number of sciences and applied sciences in medication discourse. The publication adopts a biosemiotics medical version of pondering simply because, just like the traditional precept of alchemy, tam ethice quam physice, every little thing during this version is actual up to it really is psychological. indicators within the varieties of vibrations, molecules, cells, phrases, photographs, reflections and rites conform cultural, psychological, actual, and social phenomena. The e-book decodes therapeutic, facing healthiness, sickness and treatment through emphasizing the first-person event in addition to target occasions. It permits readers to stick to the energy-information flows via and among embodied minds and to determine how they shape physiological services equivalent to our feelings and narratives.

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They are only the signs of the illness. The causes have to be found on deeper ontological levels through specialized sciences such as biochemistry, physiology, genetics, sociology and psychology. But not even psychology can be said to be one science as it also has as aspects that can only be described by natural, as well as human and social aspects. The problem is – if we want to develop further from our present position – that we have no clue of how to integrate the different types of knowledge.

Brier in order to get to the pure phenomenon he must seek beyond those disturbing intersubjective influences. Thus even phenomenology has trouble getting to the experience itself. But anyhow this basic phenomenological position is shared by Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Charles Sanders Peirce. But Peirce deviates from the European phenomenologist in the development of a triadic phaneroscophy – as he calls his brand of phenomenology – as the point of departure for his semiotics. I find these three authors most relevant for the problem I want to discuss here.

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