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

Author:Thomas-Michael Seibert
Pages:7-39
SUMMARY

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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