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SIGNIFICATION, French law. The notice given of a decree, sentence or other judicial act.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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La methode dialectique developpee ci-dessous permettrait alors d'aboutir a d'autres modeles de signification, ouverts et dynamiques.
1) opens the introduction to part one of Gravity of Thought titled "The Forgetting of Philosophy" with a quote from Adorno: "That which might rightfully claim to the name of meaning dwells in what is open and not in what is closed upon itself." The theme of openness is central to Nancy's philosophical explorations across his vast and diverse writings that respond to and critique a system of meaning based on signification, which is a "model of a structure or a system that is closed upon itself" (1997, p.
Her topics are entangled identities: space, mobility, and individuation; displacement: the problematics of self-space and the trauma of identification; the function of the self-narration; and homeland re-focalized: shifted significations and a less traumatized style.
In what follows, I will first reveal, step by step, the dual trajectory of signification in Ambrose Bierce's "A Horseman in the Sky" (1891), prefacing the analysis with a brief summary of existing criticisms.
His best season as a rider came in 1952 when he rode 17 winners, including the Ebor Handicap on Signification and the Ayr Gold Cup on Vatellus, both of whom were owned by Bird.
For him 'S' or signifier does not directly lead to 's' signified but leads to another signifier which further leads to some other signifier and in this way the process of signification moves on and on which finally resolves in the unconscious where 'reality ' being unattainable is not obtained.
Temporal dimensions are obscured in these compositions, perhaps an allusion to the illusory signification of peace and normalcy and the ensuing violence of capitalist exploitation.
On the other hand, "Burgin says that photography is considered as a practice of 'signification.' The emphasis on signification lies in the fact that the primary feature of photography, considered as an omnipresence in everyday social life, is its contribution to the production and dissemination of meaning," Madra added.
He intelligently shows how the origin of life and the increasingly emergent complexity of organisms reflect the capacity of all life (especially human life) to practice signification.