Keyword: Interpretant

Article in Journal | Posted 24/09/2017
Short, T. L. (1996). Interpreting Peirce's Interpretant: A Response To Lalor, Liszka, and Meyers
Presents a response to criticisms of 1981 and 1982 articles on the theory of semeiotics developed by linguist Charles S. Peirce. Discussion of his discovery of the index; Information on the...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/08/2017
Quote from "Miscellaneous Fragments [R]"

that which is modified by the representation, that is, [the] idea created in the mind, called the Interpretant.

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 not only on the one hand determined by a more or less real object but on the other hand it determines something, – which I call its interpretant, – to be through it determined...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/08/2017
Quote from "Notes on Logical Critique of the Essential Articles of Religious Faith"

The Interpretant is the mental action on the Object that the Sign excites.

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 "Lowell Lectures on The Logic of Science; or Induction and Hypothesis: Lecture VII"

…the process of getting an equivalent for a term, is an identification of two terms previously diverse. It is in fact, the process of nutrition of terms by which they get all their life and vigor...

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

A sign is also intended to determine, in a mind or elsewhere, a sign of the same object; and this interpretant of the sign may be the very sign itself; but...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/08/2017
Quote from "On the Foundations of Mathematics"

Every sign functioning as such determines an interpretant sign. Generally there are [many] different signs of different meaning which the sign authorizes. I call all these its interpretants...

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 another correlate, its...

Monograph | Posted 14/03/2017
Liszka, James J. (1989). The Semiotic of Myth: A Critical Study of the Symbol
Dictionary Entry | Posted 23/03/2016
Quote from "Syllabus: Syllabus of a course of Lectures at the Lowell Institute beginning 1903, Nov. 23. On Some Topics of Logic"

A representation represents an object to an interpretant, which is a representation of the same object determined by the first representation.

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 object of the sign...

Article in Journal | Posted 29/12/2015
Tomaselli, Keyan (2016). Encoding/decoding, the transmission model and a court of law
Stuart Hall’s encoding/decoding model is discussed in terms of C.S. Peirce’s theory of the interpreter and interpretant. This historical semiotic window frames an example to which the Hall model was...
Article in Journal | Posted 22/12/2015
Hilpinen, Risto (2007). On the Objects and Interpretants of Signs: Comments on T. L. Short's Peirce's Theory of Signs
The article reviews the book "Peirce's Theory of Signs," by T. L. Short.
Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Buczynska-Garewicz, Hanna (1988). Semiotics and the Art of Understanding
Article in Journal | Posted 21/12/2015
Buczynska-Garewicz, Hanna (1981). The Interpretant and a System of Signs
Article in Journal | Posted 27/11/2015
Colapietro, Vincent M. (2004). The Routes of Significance: Reflections on Peirce's Theory of Interpretants
The essay explores how C. S. Peirce, especially in his mature thought, addressed the question of meaning. It underscores how he not only took meaning to be at bottom a function of our habits but also...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 25/11/2015
Quote from "Essays on Meaning. Preface"

By the Interpretant of a Sign is meant all that the Sign can signify, mean, or itself convey of new, in contradistinction to what it may stimulate the observer to...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 24/11/2015
Quote from "An Attempt to state systematically the Doctrine of the Census in Geometrical Topics or Topical Geometry, more commonly called "Topologie" in German books; Being A Mathematical-Logical Recreation of C. S. Peirce following the lead of J. B. List

The interpretant is created by the sign; and since the sign as such determines the interpretant, it is in some sense represented in the sign, that is, it is called up by the sign while in...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 26/10/2015
Quote from "Lowell Lectures on The Logic of Science; or Induction and Hypothesis: Lecture IX"

by an interpretant we mean a representation which represents that something is a representation of something else of which it is itself a representation.