Recent studies on signs: Commentary and perspectives

Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen

Abstract


In this commentary, I reply to the fourteen papers published in the Sign Systems Studies special issue on Peirce’s Theory of Signs, with a view on connecting some of their central themes and theses and in putting some of the key points in those papers into a wider perspective of Peirce’s logic and philosophy.

Keywords


Charles Peirce; object; interpretant; habit; teridentity; theory of signs; icon

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12697/SSS.2015.43.4.15





SIGN SYSTEMS STUDIES. ISSN 1406-4243 (print), 1736-7409 (online). E-mail: sss@ut.ee. Postal address: Sign Systems Studies, Dept. of Semiotics, University of Tartu, Jakobi St. 2, 51014 Tartu, Estonia