Semiotic Studies

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Vol 34 No 1 (2020)
Published November 14, 2020
Humans, Machines, and Gödel

This issue of Semiotic Studies, edited by Roman Kossak and entitled "People, Machines and Gödel", contains papers devoted to the analysis of the Lucas-Penrose-Putnam argument for the non-mechanical nature of the mind. A detailed analysis and criticism of this argument can be found in Stanisław Krajewski's opening essay. The issue was created as a realization of the idea to invite mathematicians and philosophers to respond to this essay and comment on related questions.

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Studia Semiotyczne (Semiotic Studies) is a journal founded in 1970 by Jerzy Pelc, who was its Editor-in-Chief up until 2015. Between 1970 and 2015 Studia Semiotyczne was published non-periodically (during that period 29 volumes have been published). The list of authors who have published in Studia Semioryczne include, among others: Izydora Dąmbska, Peter Thomas Geach, Jerzy Giedymin, Andrzej Grzegorczyk, Henryk Hiż, Jerzy Kalinowski, Leon Koj, Jerzy Kmita, Wiesław Kotański, Władysław Kunicki-Goldfinger, Jerzy Kuryłowicz, Wacław Mejbaum, Leszek Nowak, Chaim Perelman, Marian Przełęcki, Krzysztof Rotter, Thomas A. Sebeok, Barbara Stanosz, Władysław Tatarkiewicz and Mieczysław Wallis. In December 2015 Studia Semiotyczne was formally transformed into a six-monthly publication simultaneously in print and on the Internet. Papers accepted for publication in the journal revolve around various aspects of semiotics (conceived in the Morris-Carnap sense) and philosophy. All submitted papers are subject to the triple blind peer review. English versions of some of them are additionally published in the open digital base Studia Semiotyczne—English Supplement. Studia Semiotyczne is published by The Polish Semiotic Society (Polskie Towarzystwo Semiotyczne).
The journal is indexed in BazHum, CEEOL, CEJSH, ERIH Plus, Index Copernicus, POL-index.
We invite all authors interested in the philosophy of language, general theory of signs (in the Morris-Carnap tradition) and the theory of language to publish in Studia Semiotyczne. We welcome articles in the field of philosophy of language, general theory of signs, applications of semantic methods in philosophy, philosophical aspects of linguistics, philosophical aspects of psycholinguistics and cognitive science, semiotic aspects of philosophy of mind, philosophical consequences of metalogic and the theory of formal languages, analysis of the language of philosophy and philosophical argumentation, as well as the history of ideas in semiotics and logic. The Editorial Board also accepts remembrances, reports, reviews and polemics.
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