Courses Taught
  • The Age of Computation:
    Pragmatic Foundations and Implications
  • Memetics
  • Computational Design
  • Designing for the World-Wide Web
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • 3D images
  • Virtual reality
  • Models of the mind
  • Visualization
  • Definitions of design
    (for OSU Industrial Design Department)
  • Art, design, and technology
    (a graduate seminar)
  • Visible language/semiotics of the visual
  • The Name of the Rose:
    semiotics of the post-modern novel
  • Videotex/teletext: graphic design issues
  • Graphic design principles for computer-supported
    visual communication
  • Wittgenstein on culture and value
  • Semioties of computer-aided human activity
  • Artifivial intelligence: issues in art and design
  • Applying semiotics to the arts
  • Language and art
  • Epistemological foundations of semiotics
  • Epistemology
  • Language and power
  • Foundations of semiotics
  • Wittgenstein's remarks on color
  • Graduate seminar in design
    (electronic publications, CAD, semiotics)
  • Philosophy of cybernetics
  • Art after art
  • Semiotics of visual communication
  • Visual semiotics -visible language
  • The relevance of the semiotic perspective
  • Art and utopia
  • What is philosophy? (Heidegger, et al)
  • The semiotic field
  • Field theory applied to the humanities
  • Social and political semiotics
  • Narrativity
  • Fuzzy sets applied to semiotics
  • Fuzzy sets applied to aesthetic analysis
  • Aesthetics of the performing arts
  • Verbal and non-verbal systems of communication
  • Information aesthetics
  • Logical and informational analysis of art
    (theater, film, painting, music)
  • System theory in the humanities
  • Computer programming for application to language,
    literature, art (PASCAL)
  • Semiotics vs. semiology (de Saussure, Peirce,
    Husserl, Brentano, Boole, Morris, etc.)
  • Logical foundation of semiotics
    (Peirce, Husserl)
  • Scientific foundation of semiotics
  • Scientific foundation of aesthetics
  • Science theory; scientific progress; comparison
    of scientific theories
  • Value and evaluation
  • Moral and aesthetic values
  • Language and thought
  • Marxism vs. phenomenology
  • Neo-Marxist philosophy
  • Methodology of philosophy
  • History of philosophy
  • Electronic circuits
  • Signal processing
  • Microelectronics
  • Automation and command of industrial processes