# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘Letters to Lady Welby’

Quote:

It is usual and proper to distinguish two Objects of a Sign, the Mediate without, and the Immediate within the Sign. Its Interpretant is all that the Sign conveys: acquaintance with its Object must be gained by collateral experience.

Date:
1908
References:
SS 83
Citation:
‘Interpretant’ (pub. 15.08.13-16:37). 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-letters-lady-welby-30.
Posted:
Aug 15, 2013, 16:37 by Sami Paavola
Last revised:
Jan 07, 2014, 00:55 by Commens Admin