Piotr Sadowski

List of John Benjamins publications for which Piotr Sadowski plays a role.


Subjects Cognition and language | Communication Studies | Philosophy


Sadowski, Piotr 2020 In the kingdom of shadows: Towards a cognitive definition of photographic mediaOperationalizing Iconicity, Perniss, Pamela, Olga Fischer and Christina Ljungberg (eds.), pp. 231–244 | Chapter
The essay identifies some of the cognitive processes underlying the appeal of photography and film. Unlike painting or drawing, the photographic media are primarily indexical, with the implied physical connection between object and image. Like painting however, photographic media are also iconic,… read more
Sadowski, Piotr 2011 The iconic indexicality of photographySemblance and Signification, Michelucci, Pascal, Olga Fischer and Christina Ljungberg (eds.), pp. 353–368 | Article
The unique visual appeal of photography results from combining the basically iconic code (resemblance between image and referent) with indexicality. Photography is indexical insofar as the represented object is “imprinted” by light and the chemical (or electronic) process on the image, creating a… read more
Sadowski, Piotr 2003 From signal to symbol: Towards a systems typology of linguistic signsFrom Sign to Signing, Müller, Wolfgang G. and Olga Fischer, pp. 411–424 | Article
Sadowski, Piotr 2001 The sound as an echo to the sense: The iconicity of English gl- wordsThe Motivated Sign, Fischer, Olga and Max Nänny (eds.), pp. 69–88 | Article