Social Sciences

Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012

  • Sign and Reality

    Victor Novoselov

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Dec. 25, 2012
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2012
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    Abstract: This article is devoted the semiotics analysis of concepts of reference. On the basis of the analysis the conclusion becomes, that the sign can display a reality only in the course of human activity. Denotation of a sign is a way of its use and interpretation. From the point of view of the theory of reference the parity between language and the wor... Show More
  • Insights into Colonial Australian Life: Early Australian Pamphlets as Social History

    Ray Archee

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: Jan. 01, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2012
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    Abstract: Pamphlets were an important medium of public debate in the 19th century, embracing key religious, political, social, and technological issues of the day, and providing instruction on a range of skills and tasks. They remain a valuable primary resource of relevance to a broad range of disciplines. However, pamphlets are under-utilized within researc... Show More