To place animals within the realm of nature, means inserting them
among the articulations of culture and the social. Semiotics has
never avoided this chiasmus, choosing to deal from the outset
with the problem of the languages of animals following the old
admonition of Montaigne: it is not that animals do not talk, it
is us who do not understand them.
Recent research in the field of the anthropology of nature and
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