Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Denotation, naming: specify a word or phrase for an object. Related terms description designation.
 
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Barthes, Roland
 
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Denotation Gabriele Röttger-Denker Barthes zur Einführung Hamburg 1989

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Picture/Image/Denotation/Connotation/Barthes:
E.g. Spaghetti package with Italian tricolor
Signified: is formed by the real object.
Signifier: is formed by the photographed object.
Denotation: the literal image is denotated.
Connotation: the symbolic image is connotated.
Cultural knowledge is necessary for interpretation.

Barth I
R. Barthes
Mythologies: The Complete Edition, in a New Translation New York 2013


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