The Sign as Form and the Form of the Law Sign - Das Zeichen als Form und die Form des Rechtszeichens

Author:Thomas-Michael Seibert

Luhmann’s concept of the „sign as form“ is discussed in the broader context of Peirce and Serres’ concepts of formation, with an inheritance in the foreground. The assertion is: bifurcation as a result amputates the fundamental operation of form-building by excluding the operator. The operator is the interpretant, who Luhmann subsequently re-introduces as an observer (at a different level). But... (see full summary)

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