An ongoing bibliography compiled with its foundation layer from Deely 2009: 71 n.8
1989. "The Grand Vision", presented on September 8 at the September 5-10, 1989 Charles Sanders Peirce Sesquicentennial International Congress at Harvard University. Revised as Chapter 7 in Deely 1994b: 183-200.
1990. Chapter 6: "Physiosemiosis and Phytosemiosis", in Basics of Semiotics (Bloomington: Indiana University Press), 83-104.
1991. "Semiotics and biosemiotics: Are sign-science and life-science co-extensive?" in Thomas A. Sebeok and Jean Umiker-Sebeok (eds.), Biosemiotics: The Semiotics Web 1991 (Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 1992), 45-75. Revised as Chapter 6, "How Signs Work", in Deely 1994b: 151-182.
1993. "How does semiosis effect renvoi?", Thomas A. Sebeok Fellowship Inaugural Lecture delivered at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America, 22 Oct. 1993, St. Louis, MO; published as Deely 1994 and also as Chapter 8, "Renvoi", in Deely 1994b: 201-244.
1994. "How does semiosis effect renvoi?", The American Journal of Semiotics 11(1/2): 11-61. Published as Chapter 8, "Renvoi", in Deely 1994b: 201-244.
1994a. The Human Use of Signs (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield). A richer discussion of which Deely 1991 is a much schematized form.
1994b. New Beginnings: Early Modern Philosophy and Postmodern Thought (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 151-244.
1995. "A New Beginning for the Sciences", in Paul Perron, Leonard G. Sbrocchi, Paul Colilli, and Marcel Danesi (eds.), Semiotics as a Bridge between the Humanities and the Sciences (Ottawa: Legas, 2000), 103-116. Paper from the conference held at Victoria College of the University of Toronto, Nov. 2-6, 1995.
1997. "How is the universe perfused with signs?", in C.W. Spinks and J.N. Deely (eds.), Semiotics 1997 (New York: Peter Lang, 1998), 389-394.
1998. "Physiosemiosis and semiotics" in C.W. Spinks and J.N. Deely (eds.), Semiotics 1998 (New York: Peter Lang, 1999), 191-197.
1999. "Postmodernism and the perfusion of signs", in Semiosis • Evolution • Energy: Towards a Reconceptualization of the Sign (Aachen: Shaker Verlag), 7-13.
2001. Four Ages of Understanding (Toronto: University of Toronto Press), 628-636, 712-723.
2001a. "Physiosemiosis in the Semiotic Spiral: A Play of Musement", Sign System Studies 29.1: 27-48.
2001b. "A Sign is What? A dialogue between a semiotician and a would-be realist", Sign System Studies 29.2, 705-743. Presidential Address to the Semiotic Society of America delivered at October 19, 2001, luncheon of 26th Annual Meeting held at Victoria University, Toronto.
2012. "Physiosemiosis as an Influence of Signs: How Would Semiosis Precede Life?", Plenary Lecture presented the morning of 6 October 2012 to the 11th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies held 5–9 October in the School of Foreign Languages and Cultures of Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China.
2014. "Objective Reality and the Physical World: Relation as Key to Understanding Semiosis", Semiotics 2013, 317-379. Presentation by Deely at the first North American conference on Biosemiotics and Culture held 3-4 May 2013 at the University of Oregon, Eugene. https://doi.org/10.5840/cpsem201328
2015. "Objective Reality and the Physical World: Relation as Key to Understanding Semiosis", Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism 19.3, 267-279. This text is an extract from Deely 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14688417.2015.1063239