Division of signs

Charles S. Peirce


Transcribed by Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen.

Hereby we publish five (previously unpublished) excerpts from Charles S. Peirce’s manuscripts – one from the Prescott Book (MS 277, 1909) and four from the Logic Notebook (MS 339, October 1905–March 1906, 1909). These concern the problems of classification of signs.


classification of signs; tuone; token; type; potentive; interrogative; ejaculative; desiderative; imperative; significative; eidoseme; ergoseme; logoseme; interpretant

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12697/SSS.2015.43.4.16

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