The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘A Brief Intellectual Autobiography by Charles Sanders Peirce’
…the doctrine he called Pragmatism, namely, that every concept (as distinguished from a generalized sensation, such as ‘red’) is equivalent to a conditional purpose, should one have certain desires and certain types of experience, to act in a certain general way.
Peirce, 1983, pp. 65-66; MS [R] L107:5-6
This quote has been taken from Kenneth Laine Ketner's 1983 reconstruction of Peirce's 'Autobiography'
‘Pragmatism’ (pub. 14.03.18-13:15). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-brief-intellectual-autobiography-charles-sanders-peirce-0.