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Semiotica

Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies / Revue de l'Association Internationale de Sémiotique

Editor-in-Chief: Danesi, Marcel

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Volume 2011, Issue 184

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Peirce's 10, 28, and 66 sign-types: The simplest mathematics

Robert W. Burch
Published Online: 2011-03-22 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/semi.2011.023

Abstract

From three simple Peircean semeiotic principles, the general formula is derived for the number of definable sign-types from the number of semeiotic trichotomies to be used in defining the sign-types. If k is the number of such trichotomies, then [(k + 1) (k + 2)]/2 is the number of sign-types definable by appealing to them. The significance of the derivation lies in its setting constraints on particular detailed theories of sign-types.

Keywords:: Peirce; Sign-Types; Semeiotic; Finite Differences; Triads; Triadic Divisions

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Published Online: 2011-03-22

Published in Print: 2011-04-01


Citation Information: Semiotica, Volume 2011, Issue 184, Pages 93–98, ISSN (Online) 1613-3692, ISSN (Print) 0037-1998, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/semi.2011.023.

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