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A Biosemiotic Approach to Health

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A Biosemiotic Approach to Health. / Hoffmeyer, Jesper.

Signifying Bodies.: Biosemiotics, Interaction, and Health. red. / Stephen Cowley; João Major; Sune Steffensen; Alfredo Dini. Bind 1 1. udg. Portuguese Catholic University, Braga : The Faculty of Philosophy of Braga, 2010. s. 21-41.

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Hoffmeyer, J 2010, A Biosemiotic Approach to Health. i S Cowley, J Major, S Steffensen & A Dini (red), Signifying Bodies.: Biosemiotics, Interaction, and Health. 1. udg, bind 1, The Faculty of Philosophy of Braga, Portuguese Catholic University, Braga, s. 21-41.

APA

Hoffmeyer, J. (2010). A Biosemiotic Approach to Health. I S. Cowley, J. Major, S. Steffensen, & A. Dini (red.), Signifying Bodies.: Biosemiotics, Interaction, and Health (1. udg., Bind 1, s. 21-41). The Faculty of Philosophy of Braga.

Vancouver

Hoffmeyer J. A Biosemiotic Approach to Health. I Cowley S, Major J, Steffensen S, Dini A, red., Signifying Bodies.: Biosemiotics, Interaction, and Health. 1. udg. Bind 1. Portuguese Catholic University, Braga: The Faculty of Philosophy of Braga. 2010. s. 21-41

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Hoffmeyer, Jesper. / A Biosemiotic Approach to Health. Signifying Bodies.: Biosemiotics, Interaction, and Health. red. / Stephen Cowley ; João Major ; Sune Steffensen ; Alfredo Dini. Bind 1 1. udg. Portuguese Catholic University, Braga : The Faculty of Philosophy of Braga, 2010. s. 21-41

Bibtex

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