Keyword: Sign

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/09/2017
Quote from "Letters to William James"

I start by defining what I mean by a Sign. It is something determined by something else, its Object, and itself influencing some person in such a way that that person...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 05/09/2017
Quote from "Adirondack Summer School Lectures"

A sign is something which is in a triadic relation to two things being a sign of a object for an interprete. Its relation to its object is such as to determine the...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/08/2017
Quote from "Miscellaneous Fragments [R]"

A sign is anything, A[,] which is in a genuine triadic relation to a so-called ‘Object,’ B, for a so[-]called ‘Interpretant,’, C.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/08/2017
Quote from "On the System of Existential Graphs Considered as an Instrument for the Investigation of Logic"

…a sign is a something which is on the one hand caused or otherwise determined by something else which is not utterly and altogether unreal, – this something else being the object of the sign...

Manuscript | Posted 24/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1906 [c.]). On Existential Graphs as an Instrument of Logical Research. MS [R] 498

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., notebook (Harvard Cooperative), n.p., n.d.
Evidently prepared as an address to the American Academy. CSP mentions that existential graphs were...

Manuscript | Posted 22/08/2017
Peirce, Charles S. (1911.10.20). Notes on Logical Critique of the Essential Articles of Religious Faith. MS [R] 854

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., n.p., October 20, 1911, 1 folded sheet.
The nature of a sign: sign objects and interpretants.

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/08/2017
Quote from "Foundations of Mathematics [R]"

A sign in some sense corresponds to an object and also determines an interpretant sign, or is capable of doing so. Although it is not necessary that any person...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 10/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

A representamen, or sign, is anything (not necessarily real) which stands at once in a relation of correspondence to a second third, its object, and to another possible...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 10/08/2017
Quote from "Definitions for Baldwin's Dictionary [R]"

A representamen, or sign, is anything which stands, in any respect, at once in a relation of correspondence to a correlate, called its object[,] and to...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/08/2017
Quote from "The Logic Notebook"

A sign is a Priman which is Secundan to an Object and is Tertian in determining an Interpretant into Secundanity to that Object.

Article in Journal | Posted 27/06/2017
Seager, William E. (1988). Peirce's Teleological Signs
Dictionary Entry | Posted 07/03/2016
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

We can say, at once, that a sign must have these three characters: First, it must be a recognizable object in itself. Secondly, it must be determined to correspond,...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 06/03/2016
Quote from "The Art of Reasoning Elucidated"

we apply this word “sign” to everything recognizable whether to our outward senses or to our inward feeling and imagination, provided only it calls up some feeling, effort...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 09/02/2016
Quote from "Short Logic"

A sign is a thing which serves to convey knowledge of some other thing, which it is said to stand for or represent. This thing is called the ...

Encyclopedia Article | Posted 25/01/2016
Smith, Howard: "Psychosemiotics and its Peircean Foundations"

The aims of this article are to outline the nature and scope of psychosemiotics and to highlight its foundations in the semiotic theory of Charles Sanders Peirce. Psychosemiotics, defined as the...

Article in Edited Collection | Posted 18/01/2016
De Tienne, André (1992). Peirce's Semiotic Monism. In: Signs of Humanity, Vol III
Dictionary Entry | Posted 25/11/2015
Quote from "Essays"

By a sign I mean anything whatever, real or fictile, which is capable of a sensible form, is applicable to something other than itself, that is already known, and that is...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 25/11/2015
Quote from "Essays on Meaning. Preface"

A Sign […] is anything which represents something else, its Object, to any mind that can Interpret it so. More explicitly, the Sign is something...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/11/2015
Quote from "Letters to Lady Welby"

I define a Sign as anything which on the one hand is so determined by an Object and on the other hand so determines an idea in a person’s mind, that this latter...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 18/11/2015
Quote from "The Basis of Pragmaticism"

A sign is plainly a species of medium of communication, and medium of communication is a species of medium, and a medium is a species of third. [—]

A medium...