Definition of interpretant in English:
(In Peirce’s philosophy of language) the effect of a proposition or sign series on the person who interprets it.
- A rewriting of a rewriting of a prior subtext that can be reconstructed only after the fact is a generational series very similar to Peirce's series: interpretant, sign, object, and ground.
- Drawing upon Charle's Peirce's notion of interpretants, de Lauretis theorizes a semiosis of experience that is actively engaged with and constituted through everyday signs, objects, relations and events.
- In dialogue with Vincent Colapietro on how to understand Peirce's logical interpretant, de Lauretis argues that it is very difficult, if not impossible, to deliberately direct the significate effects of semiosis.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan