Higher Order Sign Relations • 1

When interpreters reflect on their use of signs they require an appropriate technical language in which to pursue the reflections.  They need signs referring to sign relations, signs referring to elements and components of sign relations, and signs referring to properties and classes of sign relations.  The orders of signs developing as reflection evolves can be placed under the description of “higher order signs” and the extended sign relations involving them can be referred to as “higher order sign relations”.

I’ve been working apace to format my old dissertation proposal on Inquiry Driven Systems for the web but I was reminded of this part when the subject of “signs about signs” came up recently on the Peirce List.

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