The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Pragmatism’
…the object is the antecedent of the meaning […] the object is the idea or thing that the sign finds, the meaning what it leaves.
MS [R] 318:26
‘Object’ (pub. 14.10.15-18:22). 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-pragmatism-63.