Volume 15 · Number 2 · Pages 147–148
Levels of Interpretation of Signs

Alexei A. Sharov

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Open peer commentary on the article “A Critique of Barbieri’s Code Biology” by Alexander V. Kravchenko. Abstract: Biosemiotics assumes multiple levels of interpretation of signs. At the lowest level is protosemiosis, which is represented by intracellular information processes, and which can be seen as a semiotic alternative to code biology. Protosemiosis includes interpretation. However, it has fewer components in comparison to mental interpretation. In particular, protosemiosis lacks references to external objects in the sense of Peirce.

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Sharov A. A. (2020) Levels of interpretation of signs. Constructivist Foundations 15(2): 147–148. https://constructivist.info/15/2/147

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