The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘The Basis of Pragmaticism’
A rheme is a blank form of proposition, such that when each blank is filled with a proper name, the result is a proposition. The valency of a rheme is the number of proper names that have to be inserted in it to make a complete proposition.
MS [R] 284:36
‘Rhema’ (pub. 08.03.16-00:51). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-basis-pragmaticism-21.