# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘A Syllabus of Certain Topics of Logic’

Quote:

An Argument is a sign whose interpretant represents its object as being an ulterior sign through a law, namely, the law that the passage from all such premisses to such conclusions tends to the truth. Manifestly, then, its object must be general; that is, the Argument must be a Symbol. As a Symbol it must, further, be a Legisign. Its Replica is a Dicent Sinsign.

Date:
1903
References:
EP 2:296
Citation:
‘Argument’ (pub. 13.01.13-23:06). 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-syllabus-certain-topics-logic-1.
Posted:
Jan 13, 2013, 23:06 by Mats Bergman
Last revised:
Jan 07, 2014, 01:01 by Commens Admin