Editorial 3: Firstness, shock, and signs (peirce)

Jan M. Broekman, Larry Catá Backer

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Firstness has a great quality in Peirces philosophy. This editorial shows that position and relates to a few lines of particular interest to lawyers: A court may issue injunctions and judgments against me and I not care a snap of my finger for them. I may think them idle vapor. But when I feel the sheriffs hand on my shoulder, I shall begin to have a sense of actuality. Actuality is something brute. There is no reason in it.� In it is articulated the power of institutionalization, which upholds law and legal discourse. Firstness relates to this awakened awareness as well as to the shock of affection, recognition, judgment and denomination, which is altogether in human knowledge based on socialized experiences. This becomes clear in the following Chapters as constitutive experiences in Peirces semiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSigns in Law - A Source Book
Subtitle of host publicationThe Semiotics of Law in Legal Education III
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages113-116
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783319098371
ISBN (Print)9783319098364
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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Shock
Institutionalization
Lawyers
denomination
sympathy
institutionalization
semiotics
lawyer
Fingers
experience
Hand
Law
discourse
knowledge
Firstness
Actuality
philosophy
Recognition (Psychology)
Power (Psychology)
Human Knowledge

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Broekman, J. M., & Catá Backer, L. (2015). Editorial 3: Firstness, shock, and signs (peirce). In Signs in Law - A Source Book: The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education III (pp. 113-116). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09837-1_13
Broekman, Jan M. ; Catá Backer, Larry. / Editorial 3 : Firstness, shock, and signs (peirce). Signs in Law - A Source Book: The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education III. Springer International Publishing, 2015. pp. 113-116
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Signs in Law - A Source Book: The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education III. Springer International Publishing, 2015. p. 113-116.

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Broekman JM, Catá Backer L. Editorial 3: Firstness, shock, and signs (peirce). In Signs in Law - A Source Book: The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education III. Springer International Publishing. 2015. p. 113-116 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09837-1_13