Universal Trichotomies

Some articles on universal trichotomies, trichotomies:

Representation (arts) - Peirce and Representation - Semiotics and Logic
... Within this broad area, Peirce developed three interlocked universal trichotomies of signs, depending respectively on (1) the sign itself, (2) how the sign stands for its object, and (3) how ... or Argument Some (not all) sign classes from different trichotomies intersect each other ... He held that there were only ten classes of signs logically definable through those three universal trichotomies ...

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