Reviews in progress

Can a metaphor solve an enigma?

UPDATED NOVEMBER 3, 2022 Review of The Language Game: How Improvisation Created Language and Changed the World, by Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater, Basic Books, 2022. By Paul Bouissac. Explaining the emergence and evolution of […]


Before Sight

Mini reviews by Paul Bouissac Re-published from SemiotiX 2012 Before sight there was touch and smell, both in our evolutionary and developmental past. Scantattention has been paid, though, to tactile, gustatory, and olfactory information in […]