The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘On the Foundations of Mathematics’
Every sign is regarded as having an object, or real thing to which it corresponds. But though regarded as having an object, it does not cease to be a sign because no such object really exists.
MS [R] 8:4
‘Object’ (pub. 20.08.17-15:12). 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-foundations-mathematics-5.